The Hutton Honors College (HHC) is the proud home of the Edward L. Hutton International Experiences Program (HIEP), which offers a scholarship and grant program for high-achieving IU-Bloomington undergraduate students seeking funding to go abroad for an academic reason. There are many ways you can experience new horizons during your undergraduate career at IU Bloomington. One of the most rewarding and challenging is foreign study.
The Hutton International Experiences Program Grant
HIEP can help you with:
- Study Abroad
- Overseas Research
- International Internships
- Student Teaching in Another Country
- Volunteer Service Abroad
- Other Academic Interests Abroad
HIEP Grant funding is open to any full-time undergraduate student at IU Bloomington and is made on a competitive basis. In general, any IU-Bloomington undergraduate student with a cumulative GPA of 3.40 or major GPA of 3.70 may apply. There is a preference for Hutton Honors College students and Hudson & Holland Scholars, and for students going abroad for a semester or a year.
|Term||Student applications due||Faculty recommendations due|
|Summer trips||Friday before Spring Break||Friday of Spring Break|
|Fall semester & academic year||Friday before Spring Break||Friday of Spring Break|
|Spring semester||Last Friday in October||First Friday in November|
|Winter break & spring break trips||Last Friday in October||First Friday in November|
Meet with the Director
The Director of International Experiences & Undergraduate Grants, Jeff Heerdink-Santos, is available for appointments and regular walk-in consultations about planning for study abroad, Hutton Honors College resources for students studying abroad, the HIEP Grant application process, and support with incorporating study abroad into program requirements for Hutton Honors College students. To schedule an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org.