James D. Fielding Internship Abroad Scholarship


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be officially enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student (minimum 12 credit hours) or graduate student (minimum 6 credit hours) with a major or minor in HLS at the time you apply
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 at the time you apply
  • Have been accepted to participate in an IU-approved, credit-bearing overseas study program

Application process and materials

  • Application Form
  • Two letters of recommendation, including at least one from a Hamilton Lugar School faculty member. Students please direct faculty recommenders to the Recommendation Form.


Award amounts vary

About the donor

IU alumnus James D. Fielding and his family established this scholarship for the Hamilton Lugar School. Jim studied political science at IU, where his study abroad experience in Copenhagen, Denmark, profoundly influenced him. He notes that the experience has had a significant impact on his ability to work for global companies and have a successful career in international business.

Jim’s career has focused on retail, including positions as president of Disney Stores Worldwide and CEO of Claire’s Stores. He is currently President of Consumer Products and Innovation for Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.