Financial Aid Office

Honors Program - Upper Division

Amount: $5,000 per academic year for up to four semesters.

Number of Scholarships: 20 upper division scholarships

Criteria: Admission into the Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel Honors College is selective and very competitive. Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be considered for admission into the Honors Program Upper Division:

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in all college-level coursework, AND
  • A rigorous curriculum overall in their major, AND
  • Commitment to completing honors work in their major, AND
  • Completion of 60 earned semester hours by the end of the semester in which the student is applying, AND
  • Completion of most general education requirements by the end of the semester in which the student is applying.

Renewable: Yes, for a maximum of four semesters and students must maintain at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Upper Division applicants should apply in spring semester of their sophomore year of college (applicants should be in a position to complete their college degree in two academic years).  Deadline for submission of Honors Program Upper Division application for college sophomores is February 28th.

**Note: Honors Program scholarships cannot be combined with other University Merit awards.  The Honors Program scholarship REPLACES any other merit awards from the University.