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Honors Students in the Classroom

Program Experience

The Haslam Scholars Program cultivates outstanding scholars and instills in them a desire for lifelong learning and inquiry not only with an exclusive curriculum, but also through a shared study-abroad experience, a living and learning housing community, independent research support, one-on-one access to leading faculty members, and opportunities for community engagement. In addition to demonstrating a strong commitment to scholarly pursuits, Haslam Scholars use their abilities to influence public discourse on questions that shape society through these co-curricular activities.

Academic Benefits

  • Exclusive curriculum taken in a cohort model
  • Shared study-abroad experience
  • Independent research support
  • One-on-one access to leading faculty members

Financial Benefits

  • Each student receives a prestigious merit scholarship in the amount of the total estimated cost of in-state tuition and fees, the average cost of on-campus room and board
  • Out-of-state students receive a waiver for in-state tuition
  • Program fee coverage of common study abroad program
  • Financial support for independent research

Additional Benefits

In addition to these and other exclusive academic benefits, Haslam Scholars have priority course and housing registration and extensive library privileges.