Entering the Honors Scholar program

REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER THE HONORS SCHOLAR PROGRAM

To become a part of the TCC Honors Scholar program, a student must submit an application. Application forms are available in the Honors Program office on TCC'S Metro Campus (MC 523C; phone 918-595-7378), or they may be printed from this Web site (see Honors Forms).

Additionally, the student must submit a 300- to 500-word essay on a topic chosen from the list on the Honors Scholar application, and a letter of recommendation from an educator who can attest to the student's capabilities.

Finally, the student must meet any two of the following criteria:

*Composite ACT score of 25 or higher, or equivalent combined SAT score;

*High school grade-point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale;

*Ranking in the upper 10% of high school graduating class, or membership in high school honor society, or total score in the 90th percentile or higher on the GED exam;

*3.5 minimum grade-point average on a minimum of 12 hours at TCC or another institution of higher education with regional accreditation;

*Demonstration of special abilities or awards in writing or other significant projects;

*Completion of two Honors credit courses at TCC with a grade of B or A.

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