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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 1/5/15. 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 term with a 3.25 GPA average.

2. Graduate (alumni) - return to enroll in another Graduate degree program effective 1/5/15. Click here to read more.

  • Amount of Scholarship:  $400 per course.
  • 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 3.25 GPA average

3. Associate Degree (alumni), can return to complete their BS degree effective 1/5/15. Click here to read more.

  • Amount of Scholarship:  $1,500 per term.
  • Earned Associate Degree from SIU prior to January 2014
  • 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.

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 8/1/14. 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 1/5/15 Click here to read more.

  • New online students can apply for an Online Scholarship with a start date on or after 1/5/15
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,500 per term for 2.5 – 2.99 GPA or $2,000 per term for 3.0 or higher GPA.
  • 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 2.5 or 3.0 respectively for Undergraduate and 3.0 for Graduate students.

6. M.Ed Degree and M.Ed Certificate Scholarship  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

7. Employer Reimbursement Matching Scholarship  Click here to read more.

  • New students that start on or after 5/27/14 can apply for the employer reimbursement matching scholarship if they are eligible for tuition reimbursement through their employer
  • Amount of Scholarship: Up to $5,250 per calendar year
  • Must provide necessary paperwork from employer regarding tuition reimbursement program

8. President’s Honor Scholarship  Click here to read more.

  • New students that start on or after 8/4/2014 can apply for the President’s Honor Scholarship
  • Must be a new student to SIU and have an official HS transcript or college transcript (minimum of 24 credit hours earned) with a minimum GPA of 3.75
  • New students that started on or after 8/4/14 will be eligible to renew the scholarship each semester if their cumulative GPA is at or above 3.75.  If a student’s cumulative GPA falls below 3.75 at the end of a semester the student is no longer eligible for this scholarship
  • Amount of scholarship: $5,000/semester

9. President’s Merit Scholarship  Click here to read more.

  • New undergraduate students that start on or after 8/4/2014 can apply for the President’s merit scholarship
  • Amount of scholarship per semester with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or greater:

Year at SIU      1st Semester     2nd Semester               Total

1                              0                              $250                          $250

2                           $1,250                     $1,250                      $2,500

3                           $2,000                    $2,000                       $4,000

4                           $3,500                    $3,500                       $7,000

 

Total Scholarship for 4 year program                          $13,750

  • First year of scholarship will be based on first year cumulative GPA from course work completed at Salem International University.  After completion of the first year all awards will be assessed at the completion of each semester thereafter
  • If a student’s cumulative GPA falls below 3.3 at the end of any semester after the start of their second year, the student is no longer eligible for this scholarship and is not eligible to apply for any other academic scholarship

10. Bridge Scholarship  effective 1/5/2015 Click here to read more.

  • Continuing online students that are Pell recipients with a GPA of 3.0 or greater are eligible to apply for the scholarship if they have not received a stipend from SIU for a current or past semester of attendance
  • Award will be based on financial need for current and future semester charges only, as determined on the award letter
  • Award will be up to $2,000/semester

11. Military Scholarship  Click here to read more.

  • New students that start on or after 8/4/2014 can apply for the military scholarship
  • Award will be decided based on active duty, reservist, national guard, retiree, or veteran status (validation of those statuses will be required by collecting a copy of the DD214 or an active military ID) – dishonorably discharged veterans are not eligible
  • Amount of scholarship: $340 per credit hour undergraduate students

Below terms apply to all students:

  1. University reserves the right to change scholarship offerings without notice at any time.
  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 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 if a stipend has not been paid.
  4. Scholarships will be for tuition only, cannot be used for stipend purposes.  Students that request stipends forfeit any current or future scholarship disbursements.
  5. Students can only receive one non-athletic SIU Scholarship at a time excluding the military scholarship.
  6. Students must be in good financial standing with the institution to receive their award(s).
  7. Students that are in default on title IV student loans are not eligible to receive any scholarships other than the Employer Reimbursement Matching Scholarship.
  8. All Scholarship awards recommended by the Scholarship Committee need to be approved and finalized by the President or VP of Financial Aid and Compliance.
  9. Application Deadlines: Monday of the start of the term excluding the Employer Reimbursement Matching Scholarship.
  10. All Bridge Scholarship recipients are Need-Based (i.e. Pell eligible students only).

Download the application here.

Student Organizations

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

Student Organizations

  • 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 Office of Student Life at (304) 326-1243 or (304) 326-1330.

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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.

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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: (844) 740-2422 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





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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

"Salem International University provided me with the opportunity to make the dream of getting my MBA a reality. Every class was a challenge, but they gave me the tools I needed to be successful."

~ Gerald M. Butler
MBA, Class of 2014