There are many components that contribute to the academic and professional experience. Ashland University's College of Arts & Sciences offers a number of student resources to help improve professional development, gain experience, sharpen skills and learn the true meaning of your desired career. The College of Arts and Sciences Scholars Program recognizes undergraduate students within the College who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and who have excellent potential for intellectual growth. The program provides opportunity for recognition, collaboration with scholars and faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences, and has a focus on multidisciplinary learning and student scholarship.
Students in their second semester at Ashland University are nominated by departments to join the program each year. These Scholars are awarded $1,000 at the beginning of their second year at Ashland University and, subsequently, each year that all program obligations are fulfilled. Scholars in good standing may receive a maximum of $3,000.
Six students will be selected to join the 2011-2012 Class of Scholars. A nominated student must meet the following criteria:
Be a student in his or her second semester at Ashland University*
Be a full-time student
Have declared a major in the College of Arts & Sciences
Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 following the first semester of classes
Demonstrate potential for success both within the major and within the University's core curriculum
Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, as well as a passion for learning and interacting with those in other disciplines
*This condition includes (a) freshman in their second semester, (b) non-transfer freshman in their second semester who as a result of advanced placement credit, dual credit, or credit from post-secondary option may be classified as a sophomore by the registrar, and (c) transfer students in their second semester at Ashland University