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HECUA Art for Social Change: Intersections of Art, Identity, and Advocacy
Minneapolis-Saint Paul, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: HECUA 
Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Lang. of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Housing: Apartments, Student responsibility
Areas of Study: American Studies, Art, Business, Communications, Creative Writing, Culture, Dance, Economics, Education, English, Entrepreneurship, Film, Gender Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Design, Internships, Journalism, Literature, Marketing, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Minority Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Service Learning, Social Work, Sociology, Studio Art, Theater/Drama, Urban Studies, Women's Studies, Writing
Program Description:


Learn how the arts can create choice, change and connection in a nationally recognized center for creativity and community. 


What is art for? Who is allowed to be an artist? Where do you find art, and what happens when it finds you? Seek the answers to these questions in a gallery or a museum, but on busy street corners, vacant storefronts, and empty lots. Meet local artists whose work addresses issues of inequity and injustice. Step into a poetry mobile, or tour a formerly foreclosed house transformed into a living museum. Tap into a growing movement of artists pushing the boundaries of what creativeUndergraduate)

  • Qualifications

    * You must have completed your first year in college
    * You must be in good academic standing - 2.5 GPA or higher (any GPA lower than 2.5 will receive extra evaluation and may not be eligible)
    * You must meet all requirements of the specific HECUA program
    * You must complete all home campus requirements for off-campus study

    All students are welcome on HECUA programs. Selection is based on your completed application, past academic performance, recommendations, and the match between the program and your own interests, goals and expectations. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • Intern Types

    • Art/Fine Arts
    • Communications
    • Creative Writing
    • Education
    • Humanities
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Liberal Arts
    • Music
    • Political Science/Politics
    • Social Sciences
    • Urban & Regional Planning
    • Women's Studies
    • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Languages

    • English
  • Subject Areas

    • Art/fine Arts
    • Communications
    • Conflict Studies
    • Development Studies
    • Economics
    • Education
    • Humanities
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Liberal Arts
    • Music
    • Political Science/politics
    • Public Admin, Public Policy, Govt
    • Social Sciences
    • Sociology
    • Urban & Regional Planning
    • Women's Studies
  • Program Fees:

    Program fees may vary. Check the HECUA website, here, for the most up to date information.

  • Cost Include Description:

    Tuition, internship placement and supervision and all course related field visits.

  • Experience Required


  • Scholarships are Available

    HECUA provides $750 Scholarships for Community Engagement, $1,500 Scholarships for Social Justice, and four $4,000 Scholarships for Racial Justice for semester-length programs each fall and spring. More information about the application process for either scholarship, here, is available on the HECUA website or by contacting the organization.

  • Application Process Involves

    • Online or Paper Application
    • Essay
    • Letters of Reference
    • Transcript

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 01-MAR-2018 31-MAR-2018 TBA TBA