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Indiana Merit Award

The first 100 eligible Indiana students who enroll full-time in Fall classes at SMC will receive the Indiana Merit Award, a renewable $500* scholarship that allows Indiana students to pay SMC’s in-state tuition.

  • Indiana resident
  • Current graduating high school senior
  • 2.5 or higher GPA
How to Get the Indiana Merit Award

Complete the SMC Admissions process, which includes:

  1. Applying for admission to SMC
  2. Sending us your transcripts and test scores
  3. Taking placement tests, if necessary
  4. Enrolling in 12+ credit hours for the upcoming Fall Semester

The Indiana Merit Award is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

*$500 per year awarded as $250 each Fall and Spring semester. Renewable for up to four semesters.