To be considered for the A&S Honors scholarship, incoming freshmen with a strong high school record must have a complete application for admission (the Common Application* including UC-specific areas, high school-submitted transcript, and official test scores sent directly from testing agencies) by December 1st of their senior year.  No separate application to the A&S Honors Scholars program is necessary. Criteria for selection will include:

  • Eligibility for Cincinnatus awards
  • Overall admission application (including response to the personal statement), transcript, and test scores.
  • Involvement in varied extracurricular activities
  • Evidence of leadership and collaboration
  • Demonstrated openness to new perspectives to solve big world problems