Twenty-First Century Scholars Program

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Awarded By

Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Award Amount

Income-eligible 7th and 8th graders who enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship are guaranteed to receive up to four years of undergraduate tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana. (Please note: The scholarship amount may be reduced depending on the availability of funds and the availability of the student's family to contribute to college.) If the student attends a private or an independent institution, the state will award an amount comparable to that of a public institution. If the student attends a participating proprietary (private career) school, the state will award a tuition scholarship equal to that of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana.


The number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of qualified applicants. In the 2013-2014 academic year, there were 18,264 scholarships awarded.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online at the State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana (SSACI) website. Before beginning the online application, the student should have the following information ava ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.