The IU 21st Century Scholars Program (IUB21CS), a unit of the IU Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA), has been a proud partner of the Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) campus since its inception in 1990, offering financial and academic resources to support, retain, and graduate thousands of IU 21st Century Scholars. 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.

3,000+Number of IUB students are enrolled today

20,000+Students have used the scholarship 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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21st Century Scholars Newsletter

Read the latest IU 21st Century Scholars Featured Stories and Newsletter

Featured Stories

December 2017 Newsletter

"2017-2018 IU 21st Century Scholars Program - Pass the Torch for Women Cohort"


"IU 21st CenturyScholars Program - Class of 2017 Recognition Dinner"

Students at the scholars recognition dinner

"Indiana 21st Century Scholars Program2017 Next Steps College Conference"

Students at the next steps college conference