Undergraduate Admissions

Academic Fellowship Programs & Honors Scholars

Are you ready for a more challenging and in-depth academic experience? High Point University offers the following innovative programs and fellowships to help you achieve those goals. Honors Scholars and Fellows are able to collaborate with fellow students and faculty to deepen their connection to their education and engage in undergraduate research opportunities.

  • Each student accepted and enrolling into the Honors or a Fellows program is awarded an additional $3,000 per year merit scholarship
  • An application through Slideroom of The Common Application is required to be considered for the Honors or Fellows programs

Honors Scholar Program (100)

A highly-selective program for students in any major interested in a qualitatively different college experience. A focus on problem-based learning, a living/learning community and interdisciplinary study are hallmarks of the program.

Business Fellows (100)

For students majoring in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Marketing and Sales who are interested in a deeper level of instruction in and experience of today’s ever-changing marketplace.

Media Fellows (40)

Event Management, Game and Interactive Media Design, Journalism, Media Production and Entrepreneurship, Popular Culture and Media Production, Sport Communication or Strategic Communication

Natural Sciences Fellows (60)

For students majoring in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics interested in immediate research opportunities, faculty mentorship and professional development for the natural sciences.

Education Fellows (25)

For students majoring in Elementary, Middle Grades or Special Education who desire unique faculty access, project-based learning and the opportunity for a cohort-based approach to generating innovative solutions to educational challenges.

Leadership Fellows (50)

For students in any major who desire to grow as a leader regardless of their area of academic study. High Point University’s Leadership Fellows Program will challenge you to make a lasting contribution to our global community by equipping you with the tools and intellectual know-how to be a leader in not only today’s but also tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.

Application Information

To be considered for membership into the Honors Scholar and/or Fellows programs as a new student, you must first submit your High Point University undergraduate admissions application.

Next, complete the Honors Scholar and Fellows programs application through Slideroom.

Priority Deadline: February 1

Final Deadline: March 1




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High Point, NC 27268

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