Ben Franklin Scholars Program

The Ben Franklin Scholars Program is our most prestigious scholarship program for incoming freshmen. Students admitted with a 3.9 GPA or higher and at least a 28 ACT score or a 1320 SAT score (1860 old SAT score and we superscore the SAT) are formally invited to campus to participate in a scholarship interview with our faculty and staff.

To be eligible for the BFS program, a student must submit a complete application by Dec. 1, 2021 at 5 p.m., including an online application through our website or the Common Application, a transcript and test scores.

Test scores can be submitted as a screenshot as long as the student’s name and test date is visible.

If you have received an invitation to participate in an interview for this program on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2021, please REGISTER.

Please call 317.738.8070 or email for questions regarding the program.

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If you have specific questions, contact the Office of Admissions at 888.852.6471 or 317.738.8062 or email us at