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Honors Program Overview
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Bohnenkamp Scholarship Fund
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Criteria and Application
Meet Our Scholars
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1. Apply to UMSL
To apply to UMSL, please follow the instructions found on the UMSL Office of Admissions web page.
2. Submit the Honors College Application
The Pierre Laclede Honors College has its own application that must be submitted in addition to UMSL's application for undergraduate admission.
- Complete the online application form
3. Submit Two Writing Samples
Because the Honors College has a focus on writing, you will need to submit two recent writing samples. These can be essays or papers with or without teacher comments.
4. Two Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation will need to be mailed to the Admissions Representative. These letters should come from someone who can speak to your potential as an Honors College student at UMSL.