Students in the Honors College are provided with a number of distinct benefits that are afforded them for their sustained membership. These include the following:
- Merit-based scholarships *
- Honors Living Learning Communities in the First Year Residence Halls & Willis Hall. Rooms may be limited and are available on a first come first served basis.
For questions regarding housing please go to: http://www.marshall.edu/housing/
- Early course registration privileges
- Extended library borrowing
- Computer lab with printing (Old Main 230K)
- Study lounge (Old Main 350)
- Smaller class sizes for HON and H-designated courses
- Interesting interdisciplinary Honors Seminars (HON 480) that can help contribute to fulfilling General Education requirements
- Opportunities for travel support to present at conferences or study abroad
For questions regarding need-based and other scholarships and financial aid please go to Student Financial Aid.
* Only students admitted to the Honors College as incoming freshmen
are eligible for the following merit-based scholarships: West Virginia residents receive either the John Marshall or Mary Willis Marshall Scholarship, Metro residents the Board of Governors Scholarship, and non-residents the John Laidley Scholarship. In addition to freshmen merit-based scholarships, students who meet the following criteria and agree to accept admission into the Marshall University Honors College qualify to receive an additional scholarship award of $500. Students must have a high school GPA >=3.5 & ACT >=26 or SAT Equivalent. Superscores are not used to determine eligibility for the Honors College Scholarship. For details see Student Financial Aid