There is still time for 2005 high school seniors graduating from a state accredited high school to take advantage of numerous scholarship opportunities at Indiana University Northwest.
The Baccalaureate/Doctor of Medicine Scholarship (BMD) program is designed for students interested in pursuing medicine. The deadline to apply for this program is Jan. 25, 2005. It is unique and quite coveted. Students competing for this award must have a minimum score of 1200 on the SAT and a 3.5/4.0 GPA.
Additional eligibility requirements are explained more fully on the application. Students selected for this prestigious award have the opportunity to shadow local physicians as well as take part in summer internships and research opportunities while pursuing their undergraduate degree.
Additionally, if accepted into the program at the undergraduate level, students are consecutively awarded provisional admission to IU Medical School. This past fall, IU Northwest saw its first recipient of the BMD Scholarship, Joe Hinton, from Hammond, begin Medical School.
Also available is the Bank One Scholarship. The deadline for this award is Feb.
1, 2005. The Bank One Scholarship pays for tuition, fees and books. Academic requirements must be met in order to compete for this award.
Ranking number one or two in your graduating class is the requirement for the Valedictorian or Salutatorian Scholarship. These scholarships are awarded on a rolling deadline basis. The Valedictorian Scholarship is a full-support award, while the Salutatorian Scholarship pays for tuition and fees. There are also Special Academic Scholarships, the requirement for these awards is a top 10 percent ranking or 3.5/4.0 GPA and students must have at least 1100 on the SAT.
The minimum award for these is full-tuition. All of the above scholarships are renewable providing certain academic criteria are maintained.
For applications and additional information on the above scholarships, interested students should contact the IU Northwest Office of Admissions at
(219) 980-6991 or call 1-888-YOUR-IUN. For a listing of the scholarships offered at IU Northwest visit: http://www.iun.edu/financialaid/types-of-student-aid/scholarships.html