Strong Academics - Honors

Supporting honors education

IU Bloomington commits to student success through outstanding honors education

This aligns with IU Bloomington Bicentennial Objective Two.

Supporting honors education

Goal: Ensure that our honors education can compete for outstanding students through the excellence of our programs and competitive awards. IU will fully support IU Bloomington’s outstanding students who are seeking prestigious scholarships and fellowships through the Office of Competitive Awards and Research in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.

Learn about academic based awards

Update: The Hutton Honors College awards $1.2 million to IU students annually through HHC grants and the Hutton International Experiences Program grants. The HHC offers Ford Endowed Scholarships, which are designated for minorities and women, with special consideration given to Ford employees, their spouses, and children; and the Burnett/Masters Junior Scholars Award, a one-time award for undergraduates entering their third year at IU who were not initially awarded a full-ride scholarship or a Hutton Honors College scholarship as incoming freshmen.

Founded in 2014, the Office of National Scholarships and Awards offers a professional development course focused on finding and applying for national scholarships. Selected students learn how to describe their research, and finalists receive coaching for interviews.

ONSA hosts two nomination interview opportunities, in spring and in fall, for students seeking nomination for the Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarships.

Four applicants advanced as finalists for the Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships in 2018. One student received a Churchill Scholarship and one received a Rhodes Scholarship.