Schreyer Honors College (SHC)at Penn State

Why Hire Schreyer?

Schreyer Scholars possess the intellectual capital, skills and qualities required to help your organization achieve new heights. They are innovators, entrepreneurs and problem-solvers.


Schreyer Scholars serve as leaders across campus, in the local community and as volunteers across the globe. They effectively work with others while learning how to lead, delegate, motivate and inspire.

Critical Thinking

Our students accept challenges and offer new solutions that improve the community around them. They analyze and apply research to real-life situations, using the world as their laboratory.


In their final year, Scholars plan and complete an honors thesis that requires research, analysis and the discovery of solutions to unique problems and issues. They demonstrate a strong work ethic and dedication to academic excellence which is exemplified by a minimum 3.8 GPA for more than 95% of the 2015 class.


Participating in small-size classes with challenging professors, group interaction, collaboration and critical discussion, Schreyer Scholars are accustomed and comfortable engaging with all members of the Penn State community.

Global Awareness

Our Scholars experience foreign cultures through hallmark study abroad and service-learning opportunities that help develop intellectual discourse and multicultural understanding.

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