The Redbird Academic Scholarship is automatically awarded to new, academically-talented domestic freshmen. Freshmen who meet the criteria for the Redbird Academic Scholarship and apply for admission by our priority deadline will be notified of their award by mid-November.
3.0+ cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
Apply to the University by the priority deadline
You'll be notified of your award by mid-November.
The Redbird Academic Scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years. To renew your award, you must maintain:
- Continuous enrollment with 12 hours or more
- 2.75+ cumulative GPA
To apply for any of the scholarships listed that you are eligible for, submit your application for admission to Illinois State University. It's that easy!