Honors College Scholarships


Scholarships for Honors Students
HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

INCOMING FRESHMAN HONORS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

3.7-4.0 GPA$4,500
3.5-3.69 GPA$3,500

Description: Academic Merit-based scholarship to incoming freshmen honors students based on their unweighted high school GPA. The scholarship will be applied to the student's account for the fall semester.


Eligibility: To be considered, students must meet the following criteria:


  • Admitted member of the Honors College (Apply Today)
  • 3.5 or higher unweighted high school GPA
  • Evidence of extracurricular and/or service activities
  • Meet the FAFSA deadline (December 1) to be considered for this award. International students will be required to submit a copy of their I-20 in lieu of the FAFSA.
  • Students must attend four different financial literacy workshops during the academic year.

CONTINUING HONORS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

3.7-4.0 GPA$4,000 annually
3.5-3.69 GPA$3,000 annually

Description: Academic Merit-based scholarship to continuing honors students with 30 or more credit hours by the end of the spring semester each year. The 30 credit hours are to be earned during the fall and spring semesters only of each academic year.


Eligibility: To be considered, students must meet the following criteria.


  • Admitted member of the Honors College in good standing (Apply Today)
  • Must be working toward earning honors designations.
  • Earned a total of 30 credit hours or more (for the academic year, fall, and spring semesters only), which are required for the completion of their program of study.
  • Achieve a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA by May 5 (end of Spring Semester).
  • Meet the FAFSA deadline (December 1) to be considered for this award. International students will be required to submit a copy of their I-20 in lieu of the FAFSA.
  • Students must attend four different financial literacy workshops during the academic year.

Example: Students received the Continuing Honors Student Merit-Based Scholarship in the previous academic year (spring and fall). The honors student completed FAFSA by December 1, the current year.  The honors student completed 15 credit hours for fall and 16 credit hours for spring which brings the academic year total to 31 credit hours. The cumulative GPA for the student is 3.6 and there is no previous back balance. The student is eligible to receive the scholarship based on the established criteria. Referencing the chart above the award amount would be $3,000.


The Continuing Student Scholarship will be added to eligible students' accounts in mid-June. Eligibility is determined based on completed credit hours and GPA earned.  No application is needed.