Apply to Join the Honors College

After you've been accepted to UW-Stout, you can apply to join Honors by submitting an essay and supporting materials.
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Our application requires two short essays:

Curiosity Statement: In honors, we love curiosity - asking questions, exploring the mysterious, striving to understand new things.  What are you most curious about?  Why?  [400 word minimum]

Project Idea: One component of being in the Honors College is completing an independent study project called an Honors Contract.  If you could design your dream project right now, what would it be? [400 word minimum]

Completing the online form is as easy as 1-2-3:

Step 1: Check to make sure your information is correct and update as needed

Step 2: Attach your two essays

Step 3: Click submit

Once submitted, your application will be routed through the approval process.  Approval usually takes between 2-3 weeks.  You will receive communication about acceptance via your Stout email (and your personal email if included on the application)


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Application Deadlines: 

Applications received by the first Monday in February will be eligible for one of fifteen $1,000 Honors Scholarships

Applications received by March 1st will be eligible to apply for the Honors Living Community and select a priority enrollment date.

Applications to the Honors College should be submitted by June 1st for acceptance into the Honors College. Rolling admission will be considered as space is available after this date.