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Honors Scholar Program at Spalding

Challenging Courses, Engaging Community

The Honors Scholar Program at Spalding University is a unique opportunity for the best and brightest to come together in a collaborative community, thriving off more complex, in-depth and enriched course material. In this honors program, students learn and gain the ability to demand more of themselves intellectually and ethically, making a direct impact on their personal and career leadership capabilities, both now and in the future.

The program environment is inclusive, creating innovative discussion, and backed by credible faculty, willing to support you and your endeavors at each step in your institutional learning career. The program is well suited for students of all interests and disciplines who love to learn within an environment that values justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Earn a Unique Experience

The program consists of broad extracurricular activities that lead to effective class communication, encourage independent study, establish confidence, and produce a more academically prepared student body. Students participate in complex conversations and are challenged with deeper learning opportunities.

Program Features

  • Intellectually Stimulating Courses with Small Class Sizes
  • Independent Study
  • Extracurricular Events
  • Field Trips

Admission

  • 3.5 HS GPA for incoming first-year students

*Students with 3.0-3.49 may apply with a short essay and letter of recommendation.

Graduating as a Spalding Honors Scholar

  • Maintain a 3.5 GPA
  • Attend at least one extra-curricular Honors activity in each year
  • Complete a minimum of 3 HON seminars (9 credit hours)
  • Complete one HON independent study

Financial Aid Options

Spalding University has a robust offering of financial aid including scholarships, grants, loans, and other types of aid. Check out our Financial Aid page for more information. There are no additional fees or tuition charges for students in the Honors Scholar Program.

Questions? Contact us

Mission of the Honors Scholar Program

The Spalding University Honors Scholar Program encourages students who are curious and motivated to learn about the world from a variety of perspectives to participate in academic and social opportunities that will enhance their college journey. Honors Scholars will be stimulated and supported through special courses and extra-curricular activities with the intention of fostering creativity, leadership skills, community engagement, and a life-long love of learning within an environment that values justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Challenging Courses, Engaging Community

The Honors Scholar Program at Spalding University is a unique opportunity for the best and brightest to come together in a collaborative community, thriving off more complex, in-depth and enriched course material. In this honors program, students learn and gain the ability to demand more of themselves intellectually and ethically, making a direct impact on their personal and career leadership capabilities, both now and in the future.

The program environment is inclusive, creating innovative discussion, and backed by credible faculty, willing to support you and your endeavors at each step in your institutional learning career. The program is well suited for students of all interests and disciplines who love to learn within an environment that values justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Earn a Unique Experience

The program consists of broad extracurricular activities that lead to effective class communication, encourage independent study, establish confidence, and produce a more academically prepared student body. Students participate in complex conversations and are challenged with deeper learning opportunities.

Program Features

  • Intellectually Stimulating Courses with Small Class Sizes
  • Independent Study
  • Extracurricular Events
  • Field Trips

Admission

  • 3.5 HS GPA for incoming first-year students

*Students with 3.0-3.49 may apply with a short essay and letter of recommendation.

Graduating as a Spalding Honors Scholar

  • Maintain a 3.5 GPA
  • Attend at least one extra-curricular Honors activity in each year
  • Complete a minimum of 3 HON seminars (9 credit hours)
  • Complete one HON independent study

Financial Aid Options

Spalding University has a robust offering of financial aid including scholarships, grants, loans, and other types of aid. Check out our Financial Aid page for more information. There are no additional fees or tuition charges for students in the Honors Scholar Program.

Questions? Contact us

Mission of the Honors Scholar Program

The Spalding University Honors Scholar Program encourages students who are curious and motivated to learn about the world from a variety of perspectives to participate in academic and social opportunities that will enhance their college journey. Honors Scholars will be stimulated and supported through special courses and extra-curricular activities with the intention of fostering creativity, leadership skills, community engagement, and a life-long love of learning within an environment that values justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.