Scholarships

Apply for Scholarships

Each year students in the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences are awarded thousands of dollars through merit and need-based scholarship funds. Some of these scholarships are degree specific, while others are open to any degree within the college.

How to apply for scholarships:

Step 1: Complete the Online Scholarship Application by March 1st

Step 2: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)*

*FAFSA is not required for scholarship consideration. However, students are strongly encouraged to submit the FAFSA for MAXIMUM SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY.

Step 3: Continue to check your IU email regularly (once per day). If you need to submit any additional materials for specific scholarships, you will be notified via email.

Need assistance? Contact the Financial Aid Office at scholar1@iusb.edu or call (574) 520-4357.

All CHS Students

  • Regular admission to Indiana University
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Cumulative GPA at Indiana University of 3 or higher
  • Renewable for CHS students

  • Undergraduate or graduate students
  • Must study in Dwyer College of Health Sciences
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Renewable for CHS students

  • Full time-student enrolled in any program with Dwyer College of Health Sciences (including incoming freshmen)
  • Indiana resident
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Preferred 20% of the total scholarship funds available annually to students from LaPorte County
  • Renewable for CHS students

Dental Hygiene

  • Must be accepted into the Dental Hygiene clinical program
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate excellence or potential in both clinical and academic aspects of program
  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Determined by Program Director
  • Graduating senior who has shown outstanding ability and interest in preventative patient education

  • Determined by Program Director
  • Graduating senior in clinical Dental Hygiene program
  • Has highest ranking defined by GPA

  • Must be accepted into the Dental Hygiene clinical program
  • Full time-student in the Dental Hygiene clinical program
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Full-time senior in the Dental Hygiene clinical program

Nursing - Bachelor's

  • Undergradute student majoring in Nursing at IU South Bend
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Special consideration to underrepresented populations, including but not limited to financially challenged students with diverse cultural experiences
  • Renewable for CHS students

  • Nursing student pre or clinical
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Preference for US citizen residing in Elkhart County or St. Joseph County, Indiana
  • Renewable for CHS students

  • Student enrolled in the BSN program
  • Student must remain in good academic standing
  • Regular admission to Indiana University
  • Cumulative GPA at IU of 3.0 or above
  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Indiana resident
  • Must be accepted into Clinical Nursing program
  • Full-time undergraduate or part-time graduate student
  • GPA 3.0 or above
  • Financial need is considered
  • Demonstrates a commitment to work in nursing in the state of Indiana upon graduation

  • Will be determined by DCHS Student Affairs Committee, IUSB School of Nursing or Dean

  • Student must be a woman accepted into the Nursing clinical program
  • Indiana resident only
  • Regular admission to Indiana University
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Cumulative GPA at IU of 3.0 or higher

 

  • Enrolled in School of Nursing RN BSN
  • Indiana resident
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

  • Previously earned bachelor's degree
  • Enrolled as a full-time student
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicant must be involved in volunteer work
    or active member in the SNA

  • Enrollment in the BSN program
  • Regular admission to Indiana University
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Cumulative GPA at Indiana University of 3.0 or higher

Nursing - Master's

  • Full-time student
  • GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Interested in Family Nurse Practitioner profession
  • Must work with organizations that are supporting underserved populations, as student or volunteer
  • Preference to active military/veterans, diverse, bilingual student populations

  • Indiana resident
  • Must be accepted into Clinical Nursing program
  • Full-time undergraduate or part-time graduate student
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Financial need is considered
  • Demonstrates a commitment to work in nursing in the state of Indiana upon graduation

  • Previously earned bachelor's degree
  • Enrolled as a full-time student 2 locations
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher 2 locations
  • Applicant must be involved in volunteer work
    or active member in the SNA

  • Preference will be given to graduate student
  • Enrolled in School of Nursing
  • Strong academic excellence with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2
  • Have an earned degree
  • Passion and leadership in his or her classes
  • Student must demonstrate financial need

Radiography and Medical Imaging

  • Accepted in Radiography or Medical Imaging clinical program
  • Cumulative GPA at Indiana University of 3.3 or higher
  • Preference for employees of Beacon Health System
  • Second preference is for students with demonstrated financial need
  • Third preference is for students enrolled in Medical Imaging Technology baccalaureate program

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Preference given to employees of the MRI Center/Radiology, Inc.

  • Applicant must be formally admitted to the Clinical Radiography program
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all clinical coursework

  • Enrolled in the Bachelor in Medical Imaging Technology program
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Preference is given to students who have earned an associate degree in Medical Imaging

  • Must be accepted into the AS in Radiography Clinical Professional program
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Preference given to employees of Radiology, Inc.

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