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Honors College

Honors College Admission Online Application

The due date for Honors College scholarship consideration for transfer students is no longer available for submission.  

The Form below is no longer active, and no response will be generated.  The submit button has been inactivated. 

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Previous Education Information

Please Check all of the following that apply:

  •  Check this box if you are taking/have taken post-secondary course work.
     Check this box if post-secondary work was at UA
    Otherwise give the institution where the post-secondary work was taken: 
  •  Transfer Student
  •   Current Student at UA
  •  Intend to begin your UA Honors experience at Wayne College. In this case, you need to complete the application form on the site Wayne College Branch of the Honors College, instead of this application.
  •  First-Generation College Student (Neither parent is a college graduate)



College Information:





Awards, achievements and activities

Please complete A-your list of awards, achievements, and activities, AND B- a carefully constructed essay on one of the two topics listed, before electronically submitting your application


Please check, answer, and submit your response to ONE of the questions below.

  1.  Discuss how your travel experiences have affected you as a student and a citizen of the world.
     
  2.  Select a creative work—a novel, a film, a poem, a musical piece, a painting or other work of art—that has influenced the way you view the world and the way you view yourself.  Discuss the work and its effect on you.
     
  3.  “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when one contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries to comprehend only a little of this mystery every day,” ~ Albert Einstein. Write about a personal experience or an aspect of the world that has engaged your curiosity.  
  • Your essay should be between 500-1000 words.
  • Please type your answer below.
  • Note - You may choose to "paste" your answer into the box below, but your answer must be in either ".txt" (Text Only) or "doc"(Microsoft Word) format. Other formats may cause formatting errors and may slow or prevent the processing of your application to the Honors College.
Optional

Prepare a one-minute video that says something about you. Upload it to an easily accessible Web site (if you use YouTube, we recommend using a privacy setting) and give us the URL and access code. What you do or say is totally up to you. (Unfortunately, we are unable to watch videos that come in any form other than a URL link.) Do note that this is an optional submission.

URL and Access Code

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