Tarleton State University Presidential Honors Program
Beginning freshmen are considered based on: class rank (generally top 10 percent); ACT/SAT (generally a minimum ACT of 27 and SAT of 1260); participation in high school Honors, AP, or Gifted & Talented classes; quality of essays; extracurricular activities; service to school and community; letters of recommendation; and for those selected as finalists an on-campus interview. Entering freshman classes usually have an average SAT score (math and verbal) of around 1300, an average ACT of around 29, and an average high school class rank in the top ten percent. On a space- available basis, returning students and transfer students with up to a maximum of one year of college credit may also be considered.
Presidential Honors Scholars must maintain at least a 3.4 GPA. Presidential Honors Scholars must maintain at least a 3.4 cumulative Tarleton GPA. They must complete a minimum of 15 hours of solid academic courses every semester. Presidential honors scholars enroll in honors sections of core courses, a one-hour freshman honors seminar, two special three-hour honors seminars in the spring semester of the sophomore and junior years, and an independent research project during their senior year. Presidential Honors Scholars are also expected to provide leadership and service to the University and the community.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $28,000
Essay required: Yes