Conrad Prebys Scholars

The support to build momentum for your business career.

The Conrad Prebys Scholars Program enables talented students to build a foundation for success at the Kelley School of Business.

The program was established in 2016 as part of a $20 million gift to Kelley and Indiana University from Conrad Prebys—a proud Kelley alumnus and philanthropist. It supports direct admit first-year students to Kelley who have demonstrated academic excellence. Special consideration is given to underrepresented minority students as well as students with financial challenges and diverse cultural experiences.


To be considered for this scholarship, you must complete the Selective Scholarship Application, which will be provided by the IU Office of Scholarships to eligible applicants.

How to Apply

  1. Apply to IU, listing business as your intended major.
  2. Complete the Selective Scholarship Application when the Office of Scholarships provides it to you.
  3. Gain direct admission to Kelley either automatically or through a review request.

Prebys Scholars Requirements

The Conrad Prebys Scholars Program is prestigious. To maintain the scholarship, Prebys Scholars must:

  • Complete a minimum course load of 12 credit hours each semester.
  • Remain academically meritorious undergraduate business majors in good standing at IU Bloomington.
  • Participate fully in all aspects of the Prebys Scholars Program, including extracurricular activities.


Contact the Kelley Office of Diversity Initiatives at or 812-855-4474.