Honors Program Application Information
Admission RequirementsQualified applicants must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at the college level, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, currently hold "freshmen" status, and understand that the Bryan College Honors Program is a three-year commitment.
Transfer Students: If you are planning to transfer to Bryan College, and are interested in the Bryan College Honors Program, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Apply to the Honors ProgramIn order to complete your application dossier for the Bryan College Honors Program, please submit the following to the Bryan College Honors Committee by 5:00 p.m. on March 7, 2013:
In order to complete this online form, you will need the following:
- Your Bryan ID and password (to login)
- Your current and home (permanent) addresses
- Your High School's contact information (phone and mailing address)
- Your cumulative High School GPA
- Your class rank
- Your SAT or ACT score
- The names and contact information for two references who are current Bryan College faculty with whom you have taken a course. These references should be able to speak to your intention and ability to be part of an academic community.
Address a letter (1 page maximum) to the Honors Committee, outlining your qualifications, strengths, and potential contributions to the Bryan College Honors Program, as well as your understanding of what it means to be part of a community of learners at a Christian liberal arts college. We are interested in learning about what motivates you and what unique contributions you might make to our community.
Please submit to email@example.com by 5:00 p.m., March 7, 2013.
3. An Essay
Write an essay (1000 words maximum) addressing the following:
What is success? What is failure? Can something be both a failure and a success? How would you define both success and failure in your life?
Tips when thinking about and writing your essay:
- Edit and proofread your essay before you submit it to the Bryan College Honors Committee. The committee uses a holistic application review process--your thought processes and writing ability are no less important than your grades and test scores.
- Remember your audience. The people evaluating your application are active members of the Bryan College community; they may not have the same political or theological beliefs you do. This is acceptable and desired in the academic world. Consider this as your frame of reference when planning your essay.
- Finally, have fun! This is your opportunity to introduce yourself to us. Let us see who you are and what you can do. Be creative!