2024 Application Guide for Southwestern Michigan College Honors Program Scholarship

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 3rd of May, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
Students (US citizens and residents only) who participate in the SMC Honors Program are eligible for exclusive Honors Program scholarships. All students are automatically considered for Honors scholarships when they apply to the Honors Program.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for the Honors Program, new students must;
•  Agree to spend at least one academic year (Fall and Spring semesters) in the Honors Program
•  Meet the following recommended minimum scores:
     • 3.5 GPA
     • Composite ACT score of 25 or SAT total score of 1150
Value of Scholarship: 
Incoming freshmen may be eligible for a scholarship ranging from $1,000 up to full tuition and fees, plus up to $500 each semester for textbooks. Renewable up to five consecutive semesters while enrolled in and meeting the requirements of the Honors Program. 

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply, 
i. Before applying to the Honors Program, you must first apply to SMC.
ii. After you receive your acceptance letter, you can apply to the Honors Program by clicking the Honors Program application link and using the student ID assigned on your acceptance letter.
iii. Submit a 250-500 word essay (see the application form above for the question prompt)
iv. Submit a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher
v. Your essay and letter of recommendation can be uploaded when you complete the application. SMC must also have your transcripts (and SAT or ACT scores for incoming freshmen) on file before your Honors application can be evaluated.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Southwestern Michigan College Honors Program Page or the Honors Scholarship Page.