The Ashland University Academic Honors Program offers academically talented undergraduate students cross-disciplinary experiences, participation in an intellectual community devoted to discussion and dialogue, and special projects and courses that challenge the mind. Although all students admitted to the Honors Program have exceptional standardized test scores and high school GPA’s, the Honors Program will recognize nine incoming freshmen who demonstrate exceptional potential by granting them a $2,000/year merit-based scholarship, renewable for four years.
Member of the Honors Program
Active fulfillment of Honors Program curricular requirements including the Honors Capstone Project
Attendance at all Honors Program lectures
Participation in Honors Society programs
Service as ambassadors for the Honors Program by talking to prospective students at Admission events
Students applying to receive an Honors Program Scholarship will be selected based on the following guidelines:
Be an incoming freshman
Be a full-time student
Be accepted into the Honors Program
Demonstrate leadership within their high school experiences as reported on Honors application
Demonstrate community service as a high school student as reported on Honors application
Submit a typed response to the question below, e-mailed by Friday, March 1, 2013
Interview with the Honors Director or a faculty member on the Honors Advisory Committee by Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Scholarship recipients will be notified by Friday, March 15, 2013.
Honors Program Scholarship Application
Your Honors Program application will be reviewed as part of the scholarship selection process. Additionally, please write an essay of at most 250 words in response to the following question: “Why Honors?”
Submit your typed response to the question via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Honors Scholarship Question response" and include your name and phone number on the essay. The essay should be an attachment in MS Word or PDF format.