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Updated May 29, 2020

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Make College Affordable

Now is your chance to unlock limitless opportunities for your middle school student with Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars Program! The scholarship offers Hoosier students who qualify up to four years of paid tuition at an eligible Indiana college or university after high school.

Check out the following videos from this year's 21st Century Pre-College Academy to gain a full overview of the program, learn more about the requirements and steps needed to receive and maintain the scholarship, and hear about resources and support that scholars receive during their middle, high school and college academic journey!

21st Century Scholars Information Session: May 6, 2020, Webinar

Student Success Workshop: May 16, 2020, Webinar

Career Exploration Workshop: May 23, 2020

IU Admissions & Campus Life Workshop: May 30, 2020

Paying for College Workshop: June 6, 2020, Webinar

Scholar Enrollment Workshop: June 13, 2020 Webinar

Press release


Founded in 1995, the IU 21st Century Scholars Program (IUB21CS), administered by the IU Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA), is the oldest and largest student support services department in the State of Indiana. The IUB21CS provide financial and academic resources to support, retain, and graduate thousands of 21st Century Scholars recipients at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB). As an IU 21st Century Scholar, you will have access to the academic guidance, mentoring, and advocacy support you’ll need to achieve your full potential at IUB. The IUB21CS is Ranked #1 in Indiana for the number of students receiving the 'first-dollar, full-tuition, need-based Indiana 21st Century Scholarship' at any four-year public or private university.

3,000+Number of IUB students are enrolled today

$30.5 MillionTotal scholarship awarded to all Scholars in the 2017-18 academic year at IUB

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The Covenant

As a 21st Century Scholar at IU Bloomington, you will earn up to four years of undergraduate tuition, plus step-by-step guidance and support throughout your academic journey.  Additional funding is provided through the 21st Century Scholarship Covenant program to help Scholars pay for books, room and board, and other expenses.

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Scholar Resources

The 21st Century Scholars Office is your go-to place for a diverse offering of programs and services, from financial aid to academic tutoring. You’ll also be connected with other support activities throughout the campus, as we help you become a successful student at Indiana University!

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