We refine ambitious students' academic skills through research opportunities, individual mentoring, and special courses. The many human and financial resources available help students compete for prestigious national scholarships and reach their specific goals for study and employment, while providing unique experiences with numerous benefits.
Qualities of Successful Scholars
- Honors College enrollment is recommended, but not required
- Good grades (at least a 3.7 GPA is recommended)
- Impressive speaking and writing skills
- Leadership roles in campus and community
- Diverse academic interests (preferably a double major or multiple minors)
- Interested in and conversant about the Humanities (regardless of major)
- Passion for public service and intellectual discourse
- Extensive personal reading habits beyond course work (including reputable national newspapers, influential periodicals (other than Time/Newsweek), and classics of fiction and non-fiction)
If you have these qualities and are interested in challenging yourself, we invite you to browse this site to learn more and to stop by our office in 334 Student Union to discuss the scholar development process and opportunities available.
Bright students with energy and integrity will find enthusiastic faculty mentors to guide them, wholehearted support from alumni, individualized mentoring and multiple opportunities through the Scholar Development office.