Honors Scholarship

Students must meet these qualifications: 1) Have a 3.2 grade point average or higher; 2) Must be in, or enrolling in, the honors program; 3) Upload two reference letters; 4) Upload list of awards and honors received, if any; 5) Answer additional questions; 6) Willing to be interviewed if chosen as a semi-finalist.

Honors Student Scholarship Endowment
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please write in the box below a list of any honors or awards you have received.
  2. Please write a short essay (up to 400 words) on *one* of the following topics. 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story; OR 2. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? OR 3. Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome? OR 4. Describe a problem you've solved or a problem you'd like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution. OR 5. Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others. OR 6. Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
  3. Please submit two recommendation letters
    • Recommendation Letter 1
    • Recommendation Letter 2