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Supporting Honors Courses Course Development & Enhancement Awards

The Schreyer Honors College offers Course Development/Enhancement Awards to support the design, development and improvement of honors courses for our Schreyer Scholars. Faculty members seeking to develop new honors courses or enhance existing honors courses are encouraged to submit a proposal.

These awards may be used to develop or enhance a course, secure course materials, support the involvement of special guest speakers, to fund related travel or research costs, to assist students, or some combination thereof. The award must contribute directly to the development and implementation of an approved honors course to be offered in the upcoming year.

Honors Course Submission
Honors faculty teaching Scholars in SCM 301H

Criteria

Proposals must outline work that will support the Schreyer Honors College mission. Innovative formats, themes and approaches are highly encouraged. Past awards have provided students opportunities to:

While preference will be given to proposals including such enhancements, these specific examples are not formal requirements as long as the connection to the Honors College mission is made explicit.

Application

To apply for one of these awards, please contact our Academic Affairs Office, with the following:

Applications will be reviewed by faculty who have been involved with honors coursework for the Schreyer Honors College.

Schreyer Scholar Alex Walsh

At the Honors College, you're surrounded by people who are just as motivated and hardworking as you. If you were a person who rose above in high school, that's basically what the Schreyer Honors College is, and you'll fit right in.

Alex Walsh '17 Engineering

Supporting Honors Courses Course Development & Enhancement Awards

Honors Course Submission