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HHC Travel Grant

Up to $750

Hutton Honors College Travel Awards exist to help any IUB undergraduate student who has had a paper or article accepted for presentation at a conference. The Hutton Honors College Undergraduate Grant Program will help provide funds so that the student may present his/her work at the conference. These awards are competitive.

There is no official application form and there are no specific deadlines. Applicants should apply as soon as possible after receiving an invitation to present work.

To apply, applicants must send a letter containing the following information to Hutton Honors College Travel Awards, Indiana University Hutton Honors College, 811 East Seventh Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405:

  • name, location, and dates of conference
  • class, major, and GPA of applicant
  • title of presentation
  • budget for travel expenses (include food and lodging)
  • other sources of travel funding
  • name of IU faculty recommender
In addition, the applicant must attach the following to the letter:
  • a copy of the invitation to present at the conference
  • a short summary of his/her article
An applicant must also ask an IU faculty member familiar with his/her work to write a letter endorsing the award request. That letter should also be sent to the address above.

All applicants must attach an unofficial IUB transcript to this application.
All applicants must also complete and attach either a domestic or foreign travel waiver to their application.

An applicant will be notified within a few weeks after his/her application (and recommendation) have been received.

If you are packaged with need-based federal financial aid (for example, Stafford loans, Pell grants), and you receive one of the HHC's grants, awards, scholarships, or prizes, your award may not be paid-out in the form of cash funds (i.e., as money paid into your Bursar account), but instead, may be used by IU's Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) to reduce your student loan burden. Please Note: If you are packaged with need-based federal financial aid (for example, Stafford loans, Pell grants), and you receive this grant, your award from the Hutton Honors College may not be paid-out, in full, in the form of cash funds (i.e., as money paid into your Bursar account), but instead, may be used by IU's Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) to reduce your student loan burden.

Don't forget to read the general eligibility requirements.