The BSU Women's Club views education as an important philanthropy. Our members actively give their time and effort to fund scholarships for non-traditional students at Ball State University.
Scholarship consideration is based on scholastic ability, industry, integrity, financial need, and the promise of being enabled by continuing education to become a leading citizen in the community, state, and nation.
Our student scholarships were made possible in part by the generosity of these outstanding women:
Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year are due Monday, April 17, 2023.
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Note: You must complete the FAFSA by April 15.
Completion of 24 credit hours, of which at least 15 were at Ball State University;
Have a 3.0 grade point average;
Enrolled half time or more (at least 6 credit hours per semester);
Be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at Ball State University;
Completion of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by April 15—before our scholarship deadline.
Finalists will be contacted for an interview.
Preference for these scholarships is given to nontraditional students who are enrolled in an undergraduate program at Ball State and are age 24 or older.
See FAQs below for more details about who is eligible to apply.
Disclaimer: Ball State University provides equal opportunity to all students and applicants for admission to education programs, activities, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex (except where sex is a bona fide qualification), physical or mental disability, national origin, ancestry, or age.
How to Submit
Your completed application and response pages should be included in an envelope and sent to...
2000 W. University Ave. (LU 245),
Muncie, IN 47306
Or deliver to:
Lucina Hall, room 245
Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306
Hours: 8 AM-5 PM Monday-Friday
Note: Cardinal Central also has printed copies of the BSUWC scholarship form & FAFSA form.
***All application materials must be RECEIVED in the Cardinal Central office before 5 PM, April 17, 2023.***
FAQs About Scholarship Eligibility
Who is a non-traditional student?
We define a non-traditional student as someone who has independent status (not a legal dependent of a parent/guardian) and began a college degree program at least five years after graduating high school.
Which degree programs qualify?
You must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program or graduate degree program at Ball State University, at least six credit hours per semester. Certificate programs are not included.
You also must have completed at least 24 credit hours (at least 15 credit hours through Ball State) to be eligible.
Are commuter students eligible? What about online students?
Yes! Commuter students and online students are eligible. Remember that you must be taking at least six credit hours per semester.
Are the BSU Women's Club Scholarships intended only for women?
No! This scholarship is not restricted to any specific sex or gender.
I cannot complete the FAFSA. Am I still eligible?
No. All applicants must complete the FAFSA by April 15 to be considered for this scholarship.
When/where is the scholarship application available?
All application materials are due by April 17, 2023. Download the application PDF here. Print out the PDF and fill by hand, or use Acrobat Reader to type your responses.
Forms are also available on campus in Cardinal Central (Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, LU 245).
***All application materials must be RECEIVED by Cardinal Central no later than the third Monday in April.***
For questions about the BSU Women's Club Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students,
contact our scholarship committee chair, Gloria Pavlik.