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Two 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.

Each fall, 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


  • 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 Merit Scholars

Eligible students are selected for general admision each semester, based on the below criteria, and are provided access to Honors courses, programs and workshops.

  • Eligibility:

    • New or returning students with at least one of the following:
      • 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 as a Merit Scholar.
  • Scholarships are provided as available each semester to assist with the cost of Honors classes for General Merit Scholars.
    • Eligibility:

      • Must apply and be accepted as a General Merit Scholar
      • Must meet participation and GPA requirements
      • Must be enrolled in one or more Honors classes
    • 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, as detailed each semester during The Honors College Orientation
  • 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