By applying for the Honors Achievement Award Scholarship, the student also applies for the Honors Program.
Submit your completed application to the Honors Office in person, by mail, scan and email, or fax. It takes 1-2 weeks to process your Honors Program application. We will verify your eligibility and then contact you via email, please provide a current email address on your application. If you are not eligible at the time that you apply, we send you a email explaining the reason; and we review eligibility at the end of every semester and send a follow up email regarding your current status. However you are welcome to take an Honors-Only class or take a class for Honors credit with a contract. Taking an Honors class without the scholarship funds will help you reach your goal of 15 honors credit hours faster to graduate from the Honors Program. Once your cumulative district-wide GPA reaches 3.25 you would then be eligible for the scholarship funds.
The Honors Achievement Award Scholarship is available to students who meet the following eligibility requirements
The award amount is based on the number of credit hours for which the student is enrolled. Awards are for Fall and Spring semesters only and does not apply to the Summer semesters. Scholarship funds will be awarded at the end of the Fall/ Spring semester upon completion of Honors course/contract.
Starting Spring 2015 the scholarship award amounts are:
Retention: In order to continue to receive an Honors Achievement Award, eligible students must maintain a 3.25 GPA and successfully complete (earn at least a grade of C or higher) an Honors class each semester. Students must also complete one co-curricular activity each semester. Students who do not successfully meet all the criteria will not be eligible to receive a Honors Achievement Award the following semester. Students who have not met all the criteria must reapply to the Honors Program if they have not been participating in the Honors Program for more than two semesters.
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