Honors Program Eligibility

Take your education a step further by applying to the Kent State Stark Honors Program.

KENT STATE STARK HONORS PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

First-Year Students

  • 3.5 cumulative high school GPA
  • At this time, we are taking a holistic approach to evaluating eligible students’ interest in the Honors Program. First-year applicants are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores. In the absence of test scores, we will review all available factors such as the completion of core curriculum, high school GPA, a student’s decision to take rigorous coursework, application essay, extracurricular activities, leadership experiences, other achievements or extenuating circumstances, etc.
  • First-year scholarship opportunities

Current Students

  • 3.25 cumulative college GPA
  • Strong reading and writing skills

HOW TO APPLY

First-Year Students

  • First-year students who meet the above criteria will receive an email invitation to apply for the Honors Program upon acceptance to Kent State Stark and must complete the application prior to their First Step date. Those who are accepted to Kent State Stark by Feb. 1 will automatically be awarded the Honors Program Scholarship upon acceptance to the Honors Program.
  • Current Kent State Stark students expressing a strong interest in the Honors Program are welcome to complete an application for admission to the Honors Program. Contact Dr. Leslie Heaphy at lheaphy@kent.edu to apply.

CONTACT US 

FIRST-YEAR ADMISSION

Office of Admissions
132 Main Hall
330-244-3251
starkadmissions@kent.edu

 

CURRICULUM & ADVISING

Dr. Leslie Heaphy
Honors Program Coordinator
Associate Professor, History
308C Main Hall
330-244-3304
lheaphy@kent.edu