Redbird Academic Scholarship
The Redbird Academic Scholarship is an award valued at up to $4,000 per year, renewable for up to four years, for new freshmen. Awards range from $1,000 per year to $4,000 per year. Recent recipients have had an average ACT score of 26 and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.8 on a 4.0 scale.
For best consideration for this scholarship, students should apply for admission and submit all required admissions documents during the preferred application filing period (September 1-November 15).
There are several benefits to becoming a student at Illinois State University:
- With a student-faculty ratio of 19 to 1, you’ll get the personalized attention you need to succeed.
- You'll get unlimited access to our new state-of-the-art Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall complex, as well as the opportunity to become involved in over 300 student organizations.
- The University invests more than $26 million in grants and scholarship programs each year.
- Our graduation rate beats the national average by nearly 15 percent and more than 600 employers come to campus each year looking for interns and employees!
Scholarship recipients will be notified through mid-March.