Benefits of Joining

If you are admitted to our selective community of scholars this year, you will receive the following benefits:


Scholarship funding for newly enrolled students beginning fall 2018

Continued scholarship funding for sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Funding for travel to professional events, conferences, and workshops through our Research and Creative Activities Fund    

Desktops, copier, printer, and other free resources available in the Honors Lounge

  Undergraduate Research/Creative Experience

Study with outstanding faculty, including course credit for lab work and internships

Work on your own original research projects (Project of Excellence) as the summative learning experience in the Program

  Study Abroad Experience

Meaningful academic, cultural, and research experiences abroad

Support for Honors only trips and other experiences across campus. This year we are sponsoring and Honors-only trip to Mexico City, San Miguel Allende, and Guanajuato. We are providing financial support for Dr. Amy Aldridge Sanford’s Study in America: Civil Rights Sites and Collective Memory, and co-sponsoring a community health nursing trip with the College of Nursing and Health Sciences for nursing students in our Program to finish their clinical rotation abroad.

  Service Experience

We support community service and service learning projects via the Honors Student Association. This year some examples include: The Big Event, Heartwalk, CAB Haunted House, helping the Cats on Campus, and peer-tutoring sessions. For the 2018-19 academic year, students are required to engage in at least twelve service events, including our signature Program events, such as Honors Ball, Symposium, and The Big Event.


Be part of a network of engaged students with the Honors Student Association

Peer mentoring program for new students by major