If you have a high school cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.50, ACT composite score of at least 27 or SAT combined score of at least 1800, and an excellent high school class rank, we encourage you to apply for additional Honors College scholarships. For transfer or UA continuing students, a 3.60 or above cumulative grade-point average at the college level is needed, in addition to the above requirements.
Admitted honors students will be invited to interview for scholarships.
Yes, an essay is required for Honors College scholarship consideration. A list of topics can be found on the Honors College scholarship application.
Only the Honors College has a separate application for scholarships.
Yes, up to the end of the sophomore year (64 credits).
If you meet the academic requirements, you would graduate from The University of Akron with honors distinction.
First, complete the honors scholarship application. Students who qualify will receive a formal invitation.
Learn more about the Honors College.
Check out the Honors Academy for Post-secondary Students (HAPS)