Honors scholarship opportunities

The Honors College awards renewable Honors scholarships based on an applicant's academic qualifications. 

Those awards typically range from $500-$1,000 per year.

No special application is required. 


Honors Housing Award from the Herman M. Muehlstein Fund for Scholastic Aid

Provides $2,000 per year for housing, available for a student's first two years.

Lisle M. Buckingham/Owen O. and Della M. Orr Honors Scholarship

The most prestigious honors scholarship, the Lisle M. Buckingham/Owen O. and Della M. Orr Honors Scholarship consists of tuition and fees, and room and board, for up to eight semesters of an Honors student's academic program.

About six new awards are made annually.

The scholarships are awarded after a second interview, primarily to well-rounded applicants with unusually high test scores.

More information is available in the sidebar of this page.

Scholarship to reduce out-of-state tuition

The University of Akron offers awards to qualified non-Ohio residents scholarship that are applied to out-of-state tuition charges. Akron Advantage scholarships are in addition to any other scholarships you receive.

Triangle 'Akron Advantage' out-of-state scholarship program.