Application Information


If you are a sophomore and meet the minimum credit hours (45) and GPA (3.4) requirements for eligibility, you will receive an email invitation to complete the online application in the spring semester. If you think you meet the eligibility requirements but have not been invited to apply for the program by March 1, please contact Dr. Medders,

Once admitted, students will meet with the honors program director to discuss requirements and schedule courses.


The online application requires:

  • Curriculum vita (resume)
  • Unofficial Appalachian transcript
  • Two letters of reference (One from a professor, recommending you for your academic performance, and one from someone unrelated to you (e.g. professor, club advisor, minister, supervisor) attesting to your personal character