Success from the Start

The Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars Program (HPS) gives top-achieving high school graduates in Indiana a head start on reaching their college goals with a four-year renewable scholarship to attend IU Bloomington, IUPUI, or any regional campus. Funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc., the program welcomes a minimum of 30 incoming Indiana University freshmen every year.

Learn more about the Herbert Presidential Scholars Program

Being a Scholar

In addition to receiving a four-year scholarship, Herbert Presidential Scholars are provided the following important resources to set them up for a successful college experience at IU:

  • study abroad experience funding
  • campus-specific resource access
  • special opportunities to interact with IU senior leadership and distinguished visitors

Current scholars portal