Below are a list of programs at Indiana University that provide financial, academic, or career resources that are specific to veteran and military students.
Bradford Woods works with several non-profit agencies to provide recreational therapy opportunities for military families. For more on these programs check out: Military and Family Therapy Programs.
ROTC programs are opportunities for IU students to prepare for commissions in the US military while studying. In addition to academic credit and leadership development training, many offer financial assistance and scholarship programs as well. For more information check out the below links. If an ROTC program is not available on your campus, it may be able to participate in one on another campus if you are willing to commute.
Air Force: (Through Bloomington campus)
IU South Bend
Army: (Through agreement with the program at the University of Notre Dame)
Army: Through Metroversity Program: https://www.ius.edu/veterans/helpful-links.php
IU Fort Wayne
Army: Through Purdue Fort Wayne: https://www.pfw.edu/rotc/
Indiana University is a University Partner with the Pat Tillman Foundation and has had many students selected for the prestigious Tillman Scholars Program. Tillman Scholars is a fellowship program open to military veterans and military spouses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The scholarship assists with academic expenses, tuition and fees, living expenses, and books. Selection as a Tillman Scholar includes funding to attend the Pat Tillman Leadership Summit in Chicago each July. Scholars are selected by an annual process where applications are submitted each February. For more information check out: https://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/.
- 2014 Scholars
- Carlos Gonzales
- James Bishop
- Jamal Sowell
- 2015 Scholar
- Richard Marcantonio
- 2016 Scholar
- Nick Marsh
- 2017 Scholars
- Alicia Jacquet-Morrison
- Richard Shore
For additional information contact John Summerlot, IU Coordinator for Military and Veteran Services, 812-856-1985 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indiana University is proud to present the U.S.S. Indiana Scholarship program in recognition of the new United States submarine (SSN-789) named for the great state of Indiana, and the men and women who serve on the ship. The scholarship also recognizes the 100th anniversary of IU’s first educational partnership with the US Navy which began on October 1st, 1918. IU is connected to the U.S.S. Indiana by serving as home of the memorial to the previous U.S.S. Indiana (BB-58) outside IU Bloomington’s Memorial Stadium.
The U.S.S. Indiana is a one-time award of $5000 toward education-related expenses at any IU campus. It is awarded to one current or newly admitted, full-time graduate or undergraduate student each year. It is available for use in the academic year of the student’s choice. To be eligible a student must be currently serving or have served in the past on the USS Indiana.
Applications should be submitted by May 1st of each year and a recipient will be notified by June 1. For more information, contact John Summerlot, , IU Coordinator for Military and Veteran Services, 812-856-1985 or email@example.com.
All Indiana University campuses and schools participate in the Yellow Ribbon program. The YRP allows students with 100% GI Bill® eligibility to have some or all of their out-of-state tuition covered by a combination of institution and Department of Veterans Affairs sources. For more on the program check out: https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/yellow_ribbon.asp.
- Indiana University Bloomington – Unlimited number of students with full out-of-state tuition covered.
- Indiana University East – 10 students with up to $1500 from IU matched by the VA for a total of up to $3000.
- Indiana University Kokomo – 2 students with up to $3000 from IU matched by the VA for a total of up to $6000.
- Indiana University Northwest – 6 students with up to $5450 from IU matched by the VA for a total of up to $10,900.
- Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis - 12 students with up to $10,000 from IU matched by the VA for a total of up to $20,000.
- Indiana University Purdue University Columbus – 5 students with up to $1000 from IU matched by the VA for a total of up to $2000.
- Indiana University South Bend – 25 students with full out-of-state tuition covered
- Indiana University Southeast – 10 students with up to $2000 from IU matched by the VA for a total of up to $4000.
- Indiana University School of Dentistry – 4 students with up to $3650 from IU matched by VA for a total of up to $7300.
- Indiana University School of Medicine – 5 students with up to $10,000 from IU matched by VA for a total of up to $20,000.
- Indiana University McKinney School of Law (Indianapolis) – 10 students with up to $23,000 from IU matched by the VA for a total of up to $46,000.
The School of Global and International Studies in partnership with the Defense Language and National Security Education Office has the summer language workshop called IU Project GO. The program is open to those looking to go into the military (ROTC) and those already in the military. Languages include Arabic, Russian, Persian, Chinese, and Turkish. The program includes scholarship funding, housing costs, and travel and expense stipend. For more information go to: http://indiana.edu/~swseel/rotc/project-go
Indiana University also has special academic programs in Arabic, Chinese, and Turkish that offer specific partnerships with Army and Air Force ROTC programs. For more information on the Turkish program go to: http://turkish.indiana.edu/admissions/rotcfunding.shtml. For the Chinese program go to: https://chinese.indiana.edu/. For the Arabic program go to: https://arabicwb.iu.edu/.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.