Honors + Awards and Scholarships

Honors. Awards and Scholarships.

Earning honors in college can help you stand out among applicants for graduate or professional school or as you launch your career. 

Awards and scholarships recognize your capabilities and work with financial support for your studies.


High achieving students may be recognized for Academic Excellence by the College of Arts and Sciences by making the Dean’s List or earning a Degree with Distinction. Very high achieving students may be invited to apply for admission to the Hutton Honors College

To earn an Honors Degree in Psychology or in Neuroscience, students must complete Honors Thesis Research - an independent lab research project and thesis. Outstanding students are eligible to apply for the honors program in the spring of their junior year. Most students who earn an honors degree begin assisting faculty with research in their first or second year in college.  

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