In addition to the HIEP Grant, we also administer several special named scholarships! There are two categories: Add-on Scholarships, and Non Add-on Scholarships.
These named scholarships are are added on to your HIEP Grant to enhance your total scholarship amount. Your HIEP Grant application serves as your application for these named scholarships; there is no separate application and you cannot apply for them separately. On the HIEP Grant application, please indicate the named scholarships you want to be considered for based on their respective criteria. They may not be available every semester, and typically go to only one student per category. To increase your chances, really focus on your HIEP application essay! You may indicate more than one named scholarship on the HIEP application, but no more than one named scholarship will be offered to you. Students who receive these named scholarships will be expected to provide autobiographical information.
Non Add-on scholarships
These named scholarships are given in lieu of the HIEP Grant to help fund students undertaking the activities described in their description. Your HIEP application serves as your application for these named scholarships; there is no separate application. Students who receive these named scholarships may be expected to provide autobiographical information. Prior recipients of these non add-on scholarships may re-apply for these again or for HIEP funding.
Add-on Scholarship Descriptions
1. Melissa Laney Clark Scholarship
Melissa Laney Clark received her MS in Environmental Science with a concentration in Applied Ecology in 1999 from the School for Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). She currently works as an environmental consultant, heads the Indiana Clean Lakes lab, and is an instructor at SPEA. Mr. Edward L. Hutton honored her for her outstanding academic work and dedication to the environmental sciences by establishing a scholarship in her name. Melissa Laney Clark Scholarships are awarded for up to an additional $1,500 to Honors College students with an interest in the environment.
2. Dr. Arvin T. Henderson Scholarship
Mr. Edward L. Hutton established this scholarship in honor of his close friend and IU fraternity (Sigma Alpha Epsilon) brother, Arvin T. Henderson. Mr. Hutton always felt motivated by his friend's high school adventure -- spending the summer bicycling throughout England, Germany, and several other European countries. Dr. Henderson graduated in 1941 with a degree in Chemistry and went on to the IU School of Medicine where he graduated in 1943. He joined the Navy after graduation. Later in life, he established a pediatric practice in Palo Alto, CA and was a chapter member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He passed away in 2004. In his honor, the Dr. Arvin T. Henderson Scholarship offers up to an additional $1,500 to Honors College students pursuing careers in medicine.
3. Josephine Stuckey Scholarship
Mr. Edward L. Hutton established this scholarship to honor his friend, Carol Josephine Crawford Stuckey, for her 35 years of service to the students of Lawrence County, Indiana. Ms. Stuckey graduated from IU in 1967 with a degree in Spanish. She returned to IU, receiving her MA in ESL teaching in 1968. Currently, she is a teacher and Foreign Language Department Chair at Bedford North Lawrence High School, where she works with students in the National Honor Society and Foreign Language Club. She also travels abroad with high school students interested in foreign studies. In her honor, the Josephine Stuckey Scholarship offers up to an additional $1,500 to Honors College students pursuing a career in education with preference for graduates of Bedford North Lawrence High School.
4. Les & Mary Lou Waters Scholarship
As a faculty member, a business leader, and a champion of international exchanges, Les Waters has always been a great friend to Indiana University. The Les & Mary Lou Waters Scholarship is but one of their many contributions to IU. The Waters Scholarship offers up to an additional $500 to Honors College students studying business.
5. Hutton Family Study Abroad Scholarship
The Hutton Family Study Abroad Scholarship is the HIEP's newest award. It was created through a gift by Mr. Hutton's children in honor of their father, Mr. Edward L. Hutton. Please view the Press Release for detailed information. This scholarship provides up to an additional $1000 to outstanding members of the Hutton Honors College applying for the HIEP grant.
6. Simon Goe Scholarship
Mr. Simon Goe, an IU alumnus, has businesses based in both the United States and China. He made a significant gift to fund this scholarship. Simon Goe Scholarship Awardees studying in China receive up to an additional $500.
7. Mary & Tom Martz Scholarship
This award is made in memory of Mary's sons, Mike and Gabe. The Mary & Tom Martz Scholarship is an award offering up to an additional $1,000 with preference for students studying art in Paris, France. Mary and Tom Martz have fortified this important scholarship with additional gifts.
8. Masaichi Yakahi Scholarship
Mr. Masaichi Yakahi, Chairman of Shiroshita Engineering, Inc., of Nagoya, Japan, created the Masaichi Yakahi Scholarship to support the HIEP. In his honor, scholarships of up to an additional $500 are awarded to students traveling to Japan.
9. Omnicare Scholarship
The Omnicare, Inc. Scholarship was created through a gift by Omnicare, Inc. in honor of Mr. Edward L. Hutton's many years of service and dedication to the company on the occasion of his retirement as Chairman of the Board. The Omnicare Scholarship provides up to an additional $500 to an outstanding IUB undergraduate applying for the HIEP grant.
Non Add-on Scholarship Descriptions
1. The Emerging Markets Experience Scholarship
This scholarship honors students participating in the Kelley School of Business BUS P-256 class study tour. Students who are awarded Emerging Markets Experience Scholarships are not eligible to receive other HIEP funding concurrently. Prior Emerging Markets Experience Scholarship recipients retain their eligibility to apply for HIEP funding or re-apply for the Emerging Markets Experience Scholarship. Award amounts vary; the maximum award is $1,000. For more information, please click
2. The HIEP Timmy Foundation Scholarship
The HIEP Timmy Foundation Scholarship was created in part with donations raised by the Timmy Foundation's IU student chapter. Three awards of $400 are made to IU Timmy Foundation chapter members to assist with the costs of an IU Timmy Foundation service trip. Preference is given to trip leaders. Students who are awarded the HIEP Timmy Foundation Scholarship are not eligible to receive other HIEP funding concurrently. Prior HIEP Timmy Foundation Scholarship recipients retain their eligibility to apply for HIEP funding or re-apply for the HIEP Timmy Foundation Scholarship. (Note: To apply for just the Timmy award, submit all items listed under checklist #3. On the on-line application #17, write "I only want to be considered for the Timmy Endowment award, not the HIEP scholarship.")
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