Diamond Stecher Family Endowed Scholarship in the Honors Program of Arts and Sciences

The Diamond Stecher Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students in the Honors Program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The scholarship is awarded to one student for the following academic year and is split equally between the fall and spring ($1,000 in the fall and $1,000 in the spring). Students must have an Honors Thesis in progress, must be planning to defend their thesis in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021, and must be planning to graduate in Spring 2021. To apply for this scholarship, complete the supplemental questions listed below by the deadline of April 1st.

You must submit your Thesis Registration Form with Prospectus Bibliography and Timeline as a single PDF, but you must also submit this form directly to the Honors Program to graduate with Honors. For more information on graduating with Honors, click on the following link to the Honors Program: Graduation with Latin Honors.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  2. Must have an Honors Thesis currently in progress
  3. Must have completed at least three Honors Program courses
  4. Must be planning to defend thesis in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021

Application Process

  1. Complete the supplemental questions and personal essay
  2. Submit your current academic transcript (this may be an unofficial copy)
  3. Submit your Thesis Registration Form with Prospectus Bibliography and Timeline as a single PDF

Award
$2,000
Scopes
College of Arts & Sciences
Deadline
04/01/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Is your Honors Thesis currently in progress?
  2. Are you planning to graduate in Spring 2021? (You must be planning to graduate in Spring 2021 to receive this scholarship)
  3. List a minimum of three Honors Program courses you have completed by course name, number, and section.
  4. In what major are you writing your thesis? (Write "General Honors" if it is a General Honors thesis)
  5. Write a personal essay on the value of an honors education (approximately 250 words).
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