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University Scholars Program

Candidates competing for the University Scholars Program must demonstrate outstanding high school grades, standardized test scores, provide written recommendations, personal qualities and involvement in extracurricular activities.

Recipients of the University Scholarship Program receive a merit award of $5,000 per year for up to four years of undergraduate study, this award is stackable.

How to apply

University Scholar candidates must apply to IIT no later than December 1 to be considered for this scholarship.


  • Satisfy outstanding high school grades, standard test scores and, if applicable, demonstrated research.
  • Be invited to attend Scholarship Weekend. Students will be accommodated to participate in Scholarship Weekend using virtual communication upon request.
  • Submit a resume before Scholarship Weekend.
  • Be a full-time student
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident (Dreamer Friendly)

For more information, please email the Office of Undergraduate Admission at