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Hey, You Should Really Be in Honors!

Freshmen in their second semester at GW are invited to apply to join the Honors Program! The deadline is Friday, January 25, 2019.
Students accepted will enter the program their sophomore year and jump-start with a specially designed course in fall 2019. If you’d like to be part of the University Honors Program, please apply!If you’re already in the UHP — we know you’ve got friends that would be perfect for the UHP, so encourage them to apply!
Some quick FAQs, as well as details about the application process, are below. You can find the application here.
Please come to an info session!

We’ll be holding information sessions for interested students to ask questions and hear from Honors advisors and current students! Join us on

  • Wednesday, January 16 at 5pm
  • Thursday, January 17 at 5pm

All sessions will be held in the Honors Program office at 714 21st Street NW. Just walk up the steps at the brick townhouse between Hall of Government and Lisner Auditorium.

When/where/how to apply?
Applications are available online.  Complete it and return it to the UHP Office at 714 21st Street NW by 5pm on January 25, 2019.

What are the requirements to apply?
The specific application materials are described in the application.  Second-semester freshmen with strong GPAs should apply — the UHP requires its students to maintain GPAs high enough so that it’s mathematically possible to graduate with a 3.0.  Please note that student schedules must allow for the student to take HONR 2016 Enlightenment East & West in fall 2019.

When are decisions announced?
We’ll notify applicants during the spring semester, before registration in March.