University of Southern Indiana

Freshman Out-of-State Scholarships

Scholarship and Financial Aid EstimatorDavid L. Rice Merit Scholarship
This is the primary scholarship offered by the University of Southern Indiana to all eligible applicants (in-state and out-of-state) with permanent residency in the U.S. To qualify, students must achieve a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA and one of the following scores:  a combined Critical Reading and Math SAT score of 940 or a combined Evidence-Based Reading/Writing + Math **RSAT score of 1020 or an ACT composite score of 20. Award amounts vary based upon academic merit and are renewable. Qualified students who apply by March 1 of their senior year automatically receive the Rice Scholarship based upon their application for admission.

SAT* 1020-1090 1100-1190 1200-1270 1280-1380 1390+
ACT 20-21 22-24 25-26 27-29 30+
4.0+ $2500 $3000 $3500 $4000 $5000
3.9-3.99 $2000 $2500 $3000 $3500 $4000
3.7-3.89 $1500 $2000 $2500 $3000 $3500
3.6-3.69 $1000 $1500 $2000 $2500 $3000
3.4-3.59 $750 $1000 $1500 $2000 $2500
3.0-3.39 $500 $750 $1000 $1500 $2000

  
*SAT is combination of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing + Math Scores (began March 2016)

***All grades above 4.0 are converted to 4.0.
***Learn about renewal criteria for the Rice Merit scholarship.

Out-of-State Top Scholar Award
University provides awards which pay the difference between non-resident and Indiana resident tuition.  The current value is approximately $10,242 annually for students taking 30 credit hours per year. To be eligible applicants must meet one of the following criteria and live on campus for the first year*:

  • Achieve a minimum 3.5/4.0 cumulative high school GPA
  • Rank in the top 25% of their class
  • Attain a minimum ACT composite score of 24 or a combined critical reading and math SAT score of 1090 or a composite RSAT* score of an 1160 (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing + Math)

*RSAT = redesigned SAT as of March 2016 testing date

**Learn about renewal criteria for the Out-of-State Top Scholar.


Out-Of-State Scholarship

Provides a tuition discount for out-of-state students equal to 120% of the in-state tuition rate (currently valued at $8,833.20 per year). To be eligible, applicants must meet one of the following criteria and live on campus for the first year*:

  • Achieve a cumulative high school GPA in the range of 2.75-3.49/4.0
  • Rank in the top 26-50%
  • Attain an ACT composite score of 21-23 or a combined critical reading and math SAT score of 990-1080 or a composite RSAT* score of a 1070-1150 (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing + Math)

*RSAT = Redesigned SAT as of March 2016 testing date

**Learn about renewal criteria for the Out-of-State Scholarship.


Continue the Tradition Award

Provides tuition waiver which will net out-of-state tuition down to in-state tuition rates.  Non-Indiana residents who are admissible to USI and have a parent (biological or adopted) or grandparent that has earned a Bachelor’s, Masters or Doctorate degree from USI are eligible for this waiver.

**Learn about renewal criteria for the Continue the Tradition Award.

**There will be caveats in place for students that live in Illinois and are close enough to commute, and processes in place should housing be at capacity.

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