Interested students should complete a separate scholarship application in addition to the application for admission. Scholarships consist of several levels of support. These scholarships are primarily for incoming freshmen (first-time students who have not attended a college or university after high school).
Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls nearly 9,500 undergraduate and graduate students in 80 majors. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, Indiana, USI offers programs through the College of Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health Professions, and the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education. USI is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing education and special programs to more than 15,000 participants annually through Outreach and Engagement.
Eligibility & Requirements
- Students are required to take Intensive English.
- International students should apply as early as possible and well in advance for the semester in which they are planning to attend.
- Apply as a freshman if you have earned a diploma from an accredited high school, but never attended a college or university before (other than ESL).
- Must have a transcript and proper documents to attend this university.
- Freshman: USI prefers a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4 point scale.
How to Apply
Applicants will need to schedule a 30-minute individual virtual appointment with an admissions counselor via video or voice to learn more about USI, the admission process, and the next steps.
The university has a website portal to the application portion for this scholarship. Then complete the online Admissions Application and pay the $40 application fee that is required. All applicants must submit official proof of English Proficiency.
After receiving an I-20 or DS-2019 from the University of Southern Indiana or the program sponsor, obtaining an F-1 student visa or a J-1 exchange visitor visa is needed, to be eligible to attend USI. The best recommendation is to consult the U.S. Department of State website to learn about the visa application process.
$500 – $3,000 is available per year for the applicants that are chosen for this scholarship.
Deadline & Annual
This scholarship is renewable for the duration of the academic program. This is also an annual scholarship. The deadline date is the Spring and Fall university sessions. There is no set date for when international students receive this scholarship, they will only receive this scholarship after admitting to the university for their higher education.