Office for Honors, Research and International Study
Opportunity: Pearson Prize
The Pearson Foundation has selected The National Society of Collegiate Scholars to administer the Pearson Prize for Higher Education. The prize will award $225,000 to students at 2 and 4-year institutions who meet the eligibility criteria. On behalf of the Pearson Foundation, NSCS is awarding 20 (twenty) $10,000 awards and 50 (fifty) $500 awards.
At NSCS we pride ourselves on being the exclusive community for recognizing and elevating high achievers, so of course we are proud to be part of this amazing initiative and have the opportunity to share it with you and your students. To learn more about the Pearson Prize please visit: www.pearsonfoundation.org/ pearsonprize.
|CNS Honors Center|
The CNS Honors Center is devoted to supporting students in their pursuit and achievement of honors in all its forms. In the College of Natural Sciences honors resources fall into four basic categories.
For more detailed information, go to the pages dedicated to each category.
Dean's Scholars Honors, Health Science Honors, Computer Science Turing Scholars, and Human Ecology Honors Programs are highly competitive undergraduate programs that place students in socially immersive communities of scholars. Learn more about Honors Programs.
To graduate with an honors degree in their major, students complete a research-based honors thesis prior to graduation. These stydents receive departmental approval to write a thesis and meet the following criteria: a GPA of at least 3.50 within that major; and an overall GPA of at least 3.00. Learn more about Departmental Honors.
Scholarships and Fellowships
The CNS Honors Center supports prospective and current students seeking scholarships and fellowships. Learn more about Scholarships and Fellowships.
Other Honors & Honors Events
Others avenues for honors include Honors Societies; purely GPA-based distinctions; and Commencement and Honors Day awards. Learn more about Other Honors & Honors Events.
Interested in a Campus Visit?
Information regarding the CNS Honors Programs is offered at the "College of Natural Sciences Information Session" for prospective high school students. All honors prospective students are encouraged to attend this CNS information session to learn more about honors and the array of opportunities available in the College of Natural Sciences. To register, please visit My Be A Longhorn on the Office of Admissions webpage.