Indiana University Groups Scholars Program


The Indiana University Groups Scholars program was first established as “Groups” in 1968 to address low college attendance rates among underrepresented students at Indiana University (Bloomington). Funded by the Higher Education Act of 1965, and supported by the University’s strong commitment of additional resources and services, the Groups Scholars Program admits more than 300 students yearly, and has an alumni roster of close to 12,000 individuals. The program is now fully funded by Indiana University, and is a part of Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (DEMA). In order to apply a student must meet the eligibility criteria listed below and obtain the recommendation of an approved recommender. Mr. Riedner has been an approved recommender for the Groups Scholars Program for 10 years. If you are interested in applying, please see Mr. Riedner for more information.

Eligible students are the first in their family to attend college with limited financial resources from all racial and economic backgrounds. To be eligible students must meet the following income guidelines:

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