Current Honors Student Application

There are a limited number of spots in the Honors College available for current Westminster students (typically in their first year) who are not yet members of the Honors College. Admitted students take 4 Honors seminars and earn an Honors certificate while also satisfying all their remaining Westminster general education requirements (WCore). Applicants must have successfully completed at least 2 WCore courses before starting classes in the Honors College.

How to Apply

Complete the Honors College application. You will need to upload the following in your application:

  • A 1–3 page, typed honors essay (explains why you are a suitable candidate for the Honors College and how its classes and co-curricular programs will help you achieve your academic goals)
  • A graded, college-level essay

Additionally, you will need to give a letter of recommendation form to the faculty member you would like to have complete it. Email Kyle McKim ( to receive the form or to ask questions about the form.

You will also need to schedule a visit to an Honors seminar and a conversation with the Honors dean. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply to the Honors College

Application Deadline

March 15, 2022

Final deadline