Mark your calendars for 2014 – October 25 and November 15.
Each year CMU seeks top high school seniors to fill 225 spots in the incoming class of the Honors Scholar Program. [Learn more about the CMU Honors Program]
The Honors Scholar
Program is a comprehensive fully-enriched academic experience for high academic
ability students who seek to aim higher and achieve more meaningfully through unique educational opportunities and
Students are selected through participation in the Centralis and Honors Scholarship Competition conducted each fall on the campus of CMU.
How to participate in the Centralis and Honors
- High school
seniors with a minimum 3.7 high school GPA and an ACT score of 27 or
higher are eligible to complete.
- Students meeting
these credentials can register for one of two competition dates – October 25, 2014 or November 15, 2014. Registration details will be announced here in summer/fall 2014.
- Submit your
application for admission to CMU.
- Download the Centralis and Honors Scholar Competition Application. This application is
different than the CMU Admissions Application referenced above. This application must be completed and presented at the competition.
What to expect during the half-day competition
Factors considered in award disbursement
- Check in and
attend a welcome reception.
- Opportunities to
learn about CMU's prestigious Honors Scholar Program and meet with current
Honors students, staff and faculty.
information about CMU’s more than 200 academic programs at the bachelor’s,
master’s specialist and doctoral level’s, including nationally ranked
- Learn more about
CMU’s Residence Life, Career Services, Academic Advising, and Scholarship
& Financial Aid offices.
- Competitors will have one hour to
complete a timed essay in response to a prompt given on site.
the essay portion of the day special programming for parents/family
members will take place at a different location.
- Optional campus tour
- High school GPA
and ACT/SAT score
provided on the Centralis and Honors Scholarship Competition Application
recipients will be notified in December