Getting You into Indiana University (GU2IU) Program Spring 2018


Our Getting You into Indiana University (GU2IU) Program, a campus recruitment program for prospective underrepresented and minority students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.F.A. at Indiana University (IUB) Bloomington. The three-day event will be conducted on the IUB campus and begins Sunday, April 8, 2018, and ends on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. This is an all-expense paid trip for selected highly qualified applicants including air fare, lodging, and meals. Participants will learn more about IU’s Ph.D. and M.F.A. programs, research opportunities, and funding options. Additionally, participants will meet with faculty, staff and current graduate students, attend sessions on preparing competitive applications for graduate admission, explore campus cultural centers, and take a campus tour.

Our goal is to recruit the best and brightest to IU programs. Our target is 30-35 studentsto attend our recruitment event for spring 2018. GU2IU program participants must:

  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Be sophomores, juniors, seniors, master’s level students in good academic standing; or, degreed professionals interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or MFA at Indiana University Bloomington.
  • Complete a GU2IU spring 2018 application form requesting demographic information, educational interests, non-official transcripts and a personal essay.


The application deadline is February 16, 2018. Preference will be for faculty nominated participants in STEM (sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines and the social sciences.

To submit a nomination:

  • Applicants, click HERE to apply
  • Faculty, click HERE.

For additional information, visit Please direct any questions to or (812) 855-6752.

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