University Honors Program Continuing Student Application
This application is for current RMU students. Incoming freshmen students or transfer students should visit honors.rmu.edu/application-information for more information on how to apply to the program.
Educational BackgroundCurrent RMU first year students with at least a 3.5 RMU GPA and between 15 and 30 credits are invited to apply to the honors program in January for the upcoming fall semester.
Personal BackgroundPlease provide a resume that highlights your education, leadership experiences, and activities in which you have participated (e.g. volunteer work, employment, sports, clubs, organization, etc.).
TranscriptPlease attach an unofficial copy of your RMU transcript, including any transfer credits. Attaching a pdf-copy of your checksheet is preferred.
Writing SampleAdmission to the University Honors Program is highly competitive. The Honors curriculum cultivates diligent, reflective, and enterprising students who take responsibility for their own education and who challenge beliefs and assumptions about themselves and the world. For the writing sample of your application, please write about an event in your life that made you see the world differently. Please give a response of no more than 500 words.
ReferencesTo complete your application, please include the name and email address of an RMU professor who is familiar with your classwork at RMU. We will contact them to ask them to fill out an evaluation form.
You may also include additional letters of reference by having them emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the addressRMU Honors Program6001 University BlvdMoon Township PA 15108.
Application TimelineReview of applications begins on March 1, with decisions announced after April 1.