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Three Pathways For Becoming An Honors College Student

1. The Honors College Chancellor's Fellows

The Chancellor's Fellows pathway is a 2 year course of study requiring a minimum of 27 Honors credit hours toward an Honors AA or AS degree.  Admission is based on  consideration of a student’s potential beyond a test score or a GPA and considers a variety of factors, including academics, leadership and community/school activities.

A limited number of incoming freshmen will be selected as Chancellor's Honors College Fellows.

Scholarship package includes:

  • Up to 15 hours per semester for in-district tuition and fees
  • $600 per semester textbook stipend
  • $600 per semester living stipend
  • International Capstone travel opportunity 

Eligibility:

  • High school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, or
  • SAT score of 1240 or higher (combined Math and Reading + Writing)
  • ACT composite score of 26 or higher
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample
  • Personal interview
  • Completed FAFSA/TAFSA
  • The application will open mid-semester each fall and the deadline is April 15. Apply Here if you are interested in the full benefits of the Chancellor's Fellows program.

2. The Honors College General Scholars

Eligible students are selected based on the below criteria and are provided access to Honors courses, programs and workshops

New or returning students with at least one of the following:

Eligibility:

  • High school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • SAT score of 1240 or higher (combined Math and Reading + Writing
  • ACT composite score of 26 or higher
  • 3.25 GPA with 9 or more college credit hours

Apply Here for general admission to the Honors College.

3. The Honors College Merit Scholars

Scholarships are provided as available each semester to assist with the cost of Honors classes for  General Scholars

Eligibility:

  • Must apply and be accepted as a General Scholar
  • Must meet participation and GPA requirements

Apply Here for the Merit Scholarship

Expectations for Continued Particiption in Honors

Each semester, each student's Honors Good Standing status is reviewed to confirm continued eligibility.  A student in good standing is a student who:

  • Maintains or exceeds the minimum qualifications for participation in the Honors College
  • Participates in the required number of Honors College events
  • Demonstrates the highest academic standards and integrity
  • Behaves in a professional manner befitting of a representative of the Honors College
  • Habitually meets key application, proposal, and class deadlines and meets attendance expectations