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IUPUI is an exceptional value and a world-class institution, recently ranked 8th on the list of Best Public Colleges in the Midwest by Forbes Magazine and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

And a School of Informatics and Computing graduate degree from Indiana University will make you even more valuable with its unique integration of computing, social science and information systems design that can be applied in any number of fields as an industry professional, faculty member or researcher.

The IUPUI Office of the Bursar maintains current tuition and detailed fee information, including a Tuition and Fee Estimator. They also accept several methods for payment designed to make paying for college as convenient as possible.

The Office of Student Financial Services provides current information for costs of attendance for full-time, resident and non-resident graduate students.

International students’ costs of attendance are slightly different and include manadatory health insurance. Please consult with the IUPUI Office of International Affairs.

Financial Aid

Many professional library associations offer scholarships. Information about these is distributed on the LIS list serv.  See the IUPUI Office of Student Financial Aid Services for more information on general scholarships, loans, or other types of financial aid.

Scholarships

The School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI offers a scholarship for current graduate students in all programs. These scholarships are not renewable. You must apply each year to be considered.

Students also may visit the Office of Student Scholarships for additional scholarship opportunities.

These scholarships are not renewable. You must apply each year to be considered.

The Scholarship committee will meet after the application deadline to review applications.  Scholarship winners will be notified via email or letter.

To Apply

  1. Login and complete the general application.
  2. Click on Opportunities and select Ours, then search for SOIC in the Keywords field.

Master of Library and Information Science

John R. Gibbs Fellowship

Amount: $1,000 per year
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Class standing (in fall semester): Any (must have completed at least 15 credit hours)
Description: One award is granted annually either to a full-time undergraduate student or a full-time graduate student, to encourage innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. The student must have a record of academic excellence. Preference is given to those who have demonstrated or expressed a stated interest in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Other requirements (see application for details): Personal statement and letter of recommendation
Deadline to apply: March 15

Spectrum Scholarship

Amount: $5,000 per year paid in two installments: $2,500 in September and $2,500 in January
Description: Spectrum recruits and provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students to assist individuals interested in obtaining a graduate degree and leadership positions within the Library and Information Science profession and the American Library Association (ALA) organization.
Apply for the Spectrum Scholarship

Student Hourly Positions

Several student hourly positions are offered each year for MLIS students working with the Department of Library and Information Science. Each position is paid an hourly wage for up to 20 hours per week. There are no deadlines.  Positions available for work in the Department, or supporting research grants, or for working in libraries on the IUPUI campus are announced on the LIS list serv.  Be prepared with a resume and a list of your technical and research skills.