Indiana University Northwest offers the llliana Merit Scholarship Program for qualified Illinois residents seeking a college degree.The program offers a non-resident tuition scholarshi p to allow students to enroll at IU Northwest at a tuition rate identical to the Indiana resident rate. Scholarships can be awarded to students with either undergraduate or graduate degree objectives.
- High school graduates are eligible for consideration with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1000 (critical reading plus math) or greater or with an ACT composite score of 21 or greater.
- Transfer students are eligible to apply with an overall college GPA of 3.0 or greater and at least 26 credit hours of transferable coursework .
- Graduate students with an accredited degree who are interested in an eligible program must meet program admission requirements and have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 to be eligible to apply.
How does the program work?
Recipients of this scholarship essentially receive the difference between the Indiana resident rate and the non-resident rate.Using the rates for the 2015-16 academic year as an example, an undergraduate student enrolled in 30 credit hours would receive a scholarship of more than $11,000.
30 Credit Hours
Undergraduate tuition rate for non-residents: $592.88 per credit hour - $17,786.40
Undergraduate tuition rate for residents: $212.32 per credit hour - $6,369.60
llliana Merit Scholarship Award: $11,416.80
For 30 credit hours (two semesters), llliana students pay $6,369.60 Undergraduate students enrolled in summer terms or in eligible graduate programs would have different scholarship levels.
Undergraduate students would be required to accumulate at least 24 credits per year applicable to their degree program and maintain a 3.00 IUN GPA. Graduate students would be required to maintain a 3.25 GPA.All students would be expected to make satisfactory progress toward the degree.
For More Information:
Office of Admissions
3400 Broadway,Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-6991 or Toll free (888) YOUR -IUN (968-7486)