Eligibility

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We are seeking students who embody the qualities of academic commitment and community service exemplified in the lives and careers of Dr. Hudson and Dr. Holland. Both individuals were outstanding scholars in their fields of study and both sought to help promising undergraduate students of color overcome barriers similar to those they had faced on their way to successful careers as educational leaders. The Hudson & Holland Scholars Program is highly selective and we seek applicants with outstanding records of academic achievement, strong leadership experiences, and a commitment to social justice.

Strong consideration will be given to students from underrepresented minority backgrounds and whose presence will enhance the learning environment through increased cultural diversity at Indiana University.

To be considered for the Hudson & Holland Scholars Program, students must:
       • Complete a Hudson & Holland Scholars Program application;
       • Possess a high school grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent;
       • Rank in the top 20% of their graduating high school class;
       • Present a combined SAT Math and Verbal score of 1100 or higher, or an ACT score of 23
       (scores must be documented on official transcript or letter from guidance department);
       • Complete a balanced college preparatory curriculum;
       • Possess a record of leadership or active participation in extracurricular or community service         activities;
       • Possess U.S. citizenship (or otherwise eligible for federal financial aid);
       • Demonstrate a commitment to working with underrepresented/disadvantaged populations.

Transfer or Currently Enrolled Indiana University Students
A limited number of scholarships are available for students who have completed one or two years of college. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Academic requirements for currently enrolled Indiana University or transfer students are the same as entering freshman.