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Scholarship Opportunities

Salem International University offers a variety of scholarships to students for those who qualify.

1. Undergraduate (alumni) - return to enroll in a Graduate degree program effective 12/1/13. Click here to read more.

  • Amount of Scholarship:  $3,000 per term.
  • Eligible candidates to be recommended by Scholarship Committee.
  • This scholarship is available on a first come first served basis.  Original award is good for one term, with the potential of being automatically renewed for one term. To qualify for the one additional term, the student must have successfully completed the term with a 3.0 GPA average

2. Graduate (alumni) - return to enroll in another Graduate degree program effective 12/1/13. Click here to read more.

  • Amount of Scholarship:  $3,000 per term.
  • Eligible candidates to be recommended by Scholarship Committee.
  • This scholarship is available on a first come first served basis.  Original award is good for one term, with the potential of being automatically renewed for one term. To qualify for the one additional term, the student must have successfully completed the term with a 3.0 GPA average

3. Associate Degree (alumni), can return to complete their BS degree effective 12/1/13. Click here to read more.

  • Amount of Scholarship:  $2,000 per term.
  • Eligible candidates to be recommended by Scholarship Committee.
  • This scholarship is available on a first come first served basis.  Original award is good for one term, with the potential of being automatically renewed for one term. To qualify for the one additional term, the student must have successfully completed the prior term with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

4. West Virginia residents who qualify for the Promise Scholarship qualify at Salem International University for a $3,000 per term academic scholarship ($6,000 annual award) Effective 12/1/13. Click here to read more.

  • Amount of Scholarship:  $3,000 per term.
  • Available to West Virginia residents who meet the Promise Scholarship criteria.
  • Eligible candidates to be recommended by Scholarship Committee.
  • This scholarship is available on a first come first served basis.  Original award is good for one term, with the potential of being automatically renewed for one term. To qualify for the one additional term, the student must have successfully completed the prior term with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

5. Online Scholarship effective 12/1/13 Click here to read more.

  • New online students can apply for an Online Scholarship with a start date on or after 12/1/13
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000 per term for 2.0-2.59 GPA or $3,000 per term for 2.6 GPA or higher
  • Official HS or College transcript must be received prior to start of classes and submitted with scholarship application
  • Eligible candidates to be recommended by Scholarship Committee
  • This scholarship is available on a first come first served basis.  Original award is good for one term, with the potential of being automatically renewed for one term. To qualify for the one additional term, the student must have successfully completed the prior term with a minimum GPA of 2.3 or 2.6 respectively for Undergraduate and 3.0 for Graduate students.

6. M.Ed Degree and M.Ed Certificate Scholarship effective 4/3/2014 Click here to read more.

  • New students pursing an M.Ed Degree or an M.Ed Certificate can apply for this scholarship if their start date is on or after 4/28/14
  • Amount of Scholarship:  $2,000 per term
  • This scholarship is available on a first come first served basis.  Original award is good for one term, with the potential of being automatically renewed for additional terms.  To qualify for the term(s), the student must have successfully completed the term with a 3.0 GPA average
  • Upon student nearing graduation from the program, if there is not a full semester (12 credit hours) of courses remaining the scholarship will be prorated on a $500/per course basis

Below terms apply to all students:

1. University reserves the right to change scholarship offerings.

2. Student must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours for each term. If a student is unable to attend 12 hours in a semester due to transfer credits (course availability) the scholarship will be awarded after the completion of 12 hours. A candidate that withdraws within a term for any reason other than course availability due to transfer credits will forfeit the scholarship for that respective term and will not be considered in the future for a 125 Year Celebration Scholarship. Student is responsible for all financial obligations to the school.

3. All Scholarships are posted to student ledgers at the end of the completion of each successful term.

4. Scholarships will be for tuition only, cannot be used for stipend purposes.

5. Students can only receive one SIU Scholarship at a time.

6. All Scholarship awards recommended by Scholarship Committee need to be approved and finalized by Chancellor or CFO or VP of Compliance.

7. Application Deadline:

Thursday prior to the start of the term

Download the application here.

Student Life and Resources at Salem International University

Your college learning experience extends far beyond the classroom. You'll learn life skills such as communication, group dynamics, leadership, time management, wellness and much more during your college career. A great way to experience all college life has to offer is to get involved in a student club, participate in a campus-wide service project or any other activity with the Student Life department.

Salem International University offers you opportunities for unique cultural experiences on campus and lots of time to have fun and enjoy campus life. You'll make friends and create memories that will connect you to Salem International University in years to come!

Take a look at the organizations and clubs you can be a part of at Salem International University.

  • Social Greeks
  • Xi Rho Zeta National Sorority
  • Lambda Zeta Theta Sorority

Social Clubs

  • Black Student Union
  • Drama Club
  • Thrill Seeker Club
  • Campus Ministry
  • Tiger Media Club
  • Cheerleading Club
  • Broadcasting Club
  • Book Club

Service/Honor Greeks

  • Alpha Phi Omega National Co-ed Service Fraternity
  • Sigma Alpha Pi / Society for Success & Leadership
  • Gamma Beta Phi National Honors Society

Other opportunities for involvement include Student Government Association (SGA), Campus Activities Board (CAB), Green & White Newspaper and Residence Hall Council.

You can also get involved by attending the many events we hold for students such as bingo nights, movie nights, standup comedy, concerts, dances, game shows, casino nights and many more.

The events are open to students, faculty, staff and families.

While the faculty is here to guide you on educational and career preparation, there are many additional university staff members who make sure you're successful in your college career. If you have any questions regarding student life, please contact the Dean of Students/Office of Student Development at (304) 326-1243 or (304) 326-1330.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, prospective and current students, parents, staff, faculty and employees can view the most recent Annual Clery Act report** here or a printed copy can be requested by contacting the Security Office by calling (304) 326-1546.

**This report conforms to the Clery Act and the Fire Safety Act.

Take the first step toward a better future. Contact us today for more information about the great degrees we offer!

Careers at Salem International University

At Salem International University, we're always looking to added talented and motivated individuals to our staff. Browse our current openings below for more information about what positions are available.

Don't wait. Contact Salem International University today!

Online Admissions Representative

Position Location
Indianapolis (Carmel), Indiana

Job Description
Salem International University is expanding and creating a great opportunity for motivated individuals. Due to our growth we are in need of dynamic Admissions Representatives. We have an outstanding reputation for delivering academic quality and excellent service and our Admissions Representatives play a key role in helping us achieve that. Everyday our Admissions Representatives impact student lives by connecting students with the right education program that enables them to achieve their dreams. We are looking for an individual with proven sales experience, outstanding telephone presence, excellent customer service skills, and strong communication skills.

Job Responsibilities
As an Admissions Representative you will manage inquiries from potential students providing great customer service while achieving prompt contact and performance activity. Specific duties:

  • Answering/making calls and addressing emails from potential students regarding education programs
  • Scheduling and conducting phone interviews
  • Providing admissions advice to students
  • Conducting all student advisor admissions activities

Job Requirements
The majority of time in this admissions role is spent on the phone. It requires someone with an excellent telephone presence and the ability to effectively connect and communicate with people over the phone. Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds are essential. Successful sales experience is preferred. Additional requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Ability to interact effectively with all University departments
  • Strong sales experience and/or experience in admissions enrollment in the education sector, preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Positive attitude with a desire to help others
  • Goal-oriented
  • Team player

Benefits
We are proud to offer a competitive salary based on experience and a full benefits package.

  • Medical, dental
  • Company paid life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid holidays/vacation

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

Who to Contact
Dr. Vincent O van Empeh, PhD
Salem International University 615 W Carmel Drive
Carmel, IN 46032
Tel: (888) 511-4748 Ext 8950

Resident Director

Job Description:
The Residence Hall Director position is a full-time, live-in position responsible for the facilitation of all phases of the Residential Life Program.

  • Work with students, faculty and staff to enhance student life by managing the residence halls and resident associates to ensure student safety and security
  • Develops educational and entertainment programs for residents
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

To apply contact HR at (304)326-1415, email or mail to SIU, Human Resources, 223 West Main Street, Salem, WV 26426.

Salem International University is an equal employment opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, or veteran status. Minorities, persons with disabilities, and females are encouraged to apply.

Company Overview
Established in 1888 as Salem College, Salem International University has established an outstanding reputation for delivering academic quality and excellent service. The university offers Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in high demand fields, including: Business, Education, Information Technology, Computer Science, and Criminal Justice.

 

Alumni Association

Welcome to the Salem International University Alumni Association page! This is where you can stay connected to SIU and your fellow alumni after you graduate. Share your success stories, memories and more by joining the SIU Alumni Association.

Pictures from Convocation 2011

J. William Brooks; Dwain Blagg, Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee; Keith Bullion

Florin Marton, Assistant Athletic Director; Jose Florentine, Joe Manchin Sportsmanship Award; Keith Bullion, Athletic Director.

Debra Harrison, Provost/Chief Academic Officer; Dr. Edward Albert, Convocation 2011 speaker; J. William Brooks, Chancellor

Convocation Platform Jerry Schearer, Edward Albert, Debra Harrison, Reverend Kevin Bender, J. William Brooks, Eric Kirkland, Keith Bullion, Dwain Blagg, Norma VanScoy

Chancellor J. William Brooks addressing the attendees of Convocation 2011

J. William Brooks, Jerry Schearer, Outstanding Alumnus, Debra Harrison





News

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NCATE Visit Underway At SIU

November 18, 2013
Cross Country Results From Bethany Invitational

October 16, 2013
Late Councilwoman McKowen honored by Salem City Council

Student Success

"S.I.U. is a great place for any student that would like to be part of a very caring environment. S.I.U. has remarkable teachers that make S.I.U. special."

~ Veronika Cieslak
B.S. International Business, Class of 2016

"I enjoyed working with my fellow students, professors, and administrators during this time. I recommend individuals looking for an undergraduate or a graduate degree to contact SIU as soon as possible."

~ Barry Irving
MBA, Class of 2011

"If you are looking to join a close knit family, Salem International University is the right choice to invest in yourself and your education."

~ Emily Campbell
MBA, Class of 2014

"The flexibility of being able to complete my assignments around my schedule was perfect for my lifestyle. I am living my dream of not only being a wife and a mother but also a graduate."

~ Krisie Richmond-Salem Tigress
MBA, Class of 2013