Plater International Scholars Program Ongoing

Awarded By: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis in USA
Updated on Apr 17, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Nov 1, 2024
Amount: USD 27,000
United States of AmericaUSA

Scholarship Overview

Plater International Scholars Program is a type of scholarship which is offered by the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis . Plater International Scholars Program is awarded to Bachelors Degree students who can demonstrate excellent academic achievement and the potential to contribute to the university community. Students must have taken the 12th grade to be eligible for this scholarship. To be eligible for this award, international students must take English language examinations as well as standardised exams like TOEFL, IELTS and SAT. As part of the selection process, students must attend an interview. The following documentation is required from students in order to apply for the scholarship: LOR, Essays, CV and Official Transcripts.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for all the bachelors courses in Indiana University Indianapolis in USA

  • BA in Communication Studies/Applied Communication
  • BS in Public Health Dental Hygiene
  • BS in Biomedical Engineering
  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • BS in Computer and Information Technology
  • This scholarship is available for all bachelors degrees


Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 27,000 => Rs 22,43,160
Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.12 (last updated 9th January 2024)

Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antarctica, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Guam, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Submit a reference form specific to the scholarship itself
  • This recommender must be someone other than the school counselor who will be providing your reference for admission to the Honors College and cannot be a family member
  • Essay:
    • Write an essay, from 800 to 1,000 words, that discusses the importance of globalization and cross-cultural competency What have you done to improve your global awareness and understanding of different cultures? Have you taken any initiatives to promote these values in your community? As a Plater International Scholar at IUPUI and the IUPUI Honors College, what international experiences would you like to pursue and why?
  • Submit a scholarship resume detailing experiences relevant to international and cross-cultural involvement in addition to the general resume
  • General Application documents:-
    • Submit full and complete academic records from every secondary school and university/post-secondary institution attended
    • 9th, 10th, 11th marksheets
    • Proof of English language proficiency
    • Submit financial documentation
    • Submit Explanation of Time Since Last School Attended
    • If the applicants plan to enroll at IUPUI more than 3 months after graduating from secondary school, they will need to give the university a short explanation of what they have done with their time since graduation
  • Submit Clarification of your Present Visa Status (if applicable)
  • Submit a copy of the Passport ID Page
  • CV
  • Three Letter of Recommendation
  • Submit SOP

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
SOP Required
LOR Required
Essays Required
CV Required
Official transcripts Required


Important Dates & FAQ info:

Name Date  Additional Details
Application final end date November 01, 2024 These competitive scholarships, which range in amount up to full tuition, require you to submit an application for admission by November 1 and a separate application to the Honors College by November 15
Contact email iapply@iupuiedu


Additional Information:

  • Competitive scholarships are awarded to students who have achieved outstanding performance in a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum


Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants are eligible if they:

  • Apply for a Fall term
  • Complete an IUPUI application and an Honors College scholarship application (and submit all materials)
  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 375 (weighted)
  • Finalists may be required to complete an interview virtually over Zoom or Skype

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 60)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6)
12 Required (minimum score 38 GPA)
Interview Required


iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
To qualify for the award, candidates must have completed the 12th grade.
What is the procedure for applying?
A separate application is not required

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
SOP, LOR, Essays, CV,
Official transcripts

What is the duration of the Scholarship?