Scholarships 2013-2014

for Entering Transfer Students


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  1. $5,000 a year
  2. 12 awards available in combination with freshmen student awards
  3. Renewable 1 year
  4. Open to Indiana and out-of-state residents
  5. Not open to international, distance-only, or returning ISU students
  6. Admission deadline: April 1
  7. Scholarship application deadline: April 1
  8. Requirements (listed below) must be satisfied by April 1
  9. Completed FAFSA deadline: March 10
  10. To be awarded this scholarship, students must be entering ISU fall semester.

The Sycamore Technology Academics and Recruitment Scholarship (STARS) is a competitive award funded by the National Science Foundation for academically talented, but financially disadvantaged students majoring in Computer Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology.

For consideration for this award, candidates must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and at least $5,000 in financial need. Selection is highly competitive and based upon academic and personal accomplishments.

To view the rules and regulations governing this scholarship, see rules and regulations.

To apply, email a resume of your extracurricular activities to Please note leadership positions, community service, and job experience. For more information, visit STARS or contact Dr. M. Affan Badar at (812) 237-8982 or via email at

To apply for admission to Indiana State University, see applications and instructions.

Note: Students who qualify for the Transfer STARS Scholarship may qualify for other awards. See combining.

The University reserves the right to change scholarships, policies, and award amounts. The right to correct errors is also reserved.

Last updated: 15 August 2012