Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Science and Engineering Research The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Science and Engineering Research program provides funding aid to undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in all areas of science and engineering. Awards for the Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Science and Engineering Research program vary in amount up to $1,000. Recipients of a Sigma XI Grants-in-Aid are able to use the funds for travel research or supplies. USI Presidential Scholarship The USI Presidential Scholarship is for Indiana high school seniors who are ranked first or second in their class. Recipients will receive an award that covers the full cost of tuition and housing as well as a stipend for books and board. Students applying for the USI Presidential Scholarship must have an SAT score of at least 1200 (Math and Verbal) or an ACT score of 27 or higher.