University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students can apply to join the Chancellor’s Honors Program after their first, second, third, or fourth semester is completed. In addition to completing an application, students must submit an essay, resume, and participate in a staff interview.
Decisions regarding admission to the CHP are made holistically. In general, students should have a cumulative GPA of 3.7 or higher and have successfully completed one or more honors course(s). Consideration will also be given to campus involvement, especially service-related activities.
Students admitted via the current student application process must meet the same Required Honors Curriculum as their peers admitted during first-year admissions.
Current Student Application
Before entering the application:
- Compile a list of your extra-curricular activities and/or any academic achievements. Save the document as a.pdf to upload.
- Please compose a 250 word essay on the value of an honors education. Save the document as a.pdf to upload.
Applications for Spring semester are due December 15th. Applications for Fall semester are due May 15th.