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Haslam Scholars Chancellor’s Honors Honors

Leadership

1794 Scholars
Program Tenets Cohort Model,
Community of Learners,
Research and Scholarship,
Service & Leadership
Intellectual Curiosity,
Social Responsibility,
Global & Cultural Awareness,
Research and Scholarship,
Critical Reflection
Cohort Model,
Personal Development,
Leadership and Ethics,
Service-Learning,
Social & Cultural Awareness
Academic Engagement,
Global & Cultural Awareness,
Campus Involvement,
Volunteer Spirit
Yearly Admission 15 400 100 400
Length of Program 4 years 4 years 4 years 2 years
Admission First-year incoming students First-year incoming and current students First-year incoming students First-year incoming students, current and transfer students with at least two years left at UT
Qualifying HSGPA 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8
Qualifying ACT* 31 28 28 28
Courses HSP Exclusively Designed
Curriculum Sequence
First-year Honors Writing Sequence,
5 interdisciplinary honors courses
Honors track of the
Leadership Studies Minor
University Honors 101
International or Cultural
Experiences
Fully Paid Cohort Study Abroad Ready for the World
Experience
Regional/International
Leadership Experience
Access to Honors Study
Abroad Programs
Capstone Project or
Thesis
Two-semester
research/capstone sequence
Two-semester
research/capstone sequence
Leadership Capstone Project E-portfolio Presentation
Living and Learning
Community
First-year Required Optional Optional Optional
Community Service 25 hours/year
Student Engagement Honors Seminars in areas of Curiosity, Culture, and Connection
Minimum Cumulative
GPA
3.50 3.50 3.50 3.00
Graduation HSP Notation on Diploma and Transcript &
HSP Medallion
CHP Notation on Diploma and Transcript &
CHP Medallion
Minor in Honors Leadership Studies & HLP Medallion & Notation on Transcript Certificate of Completion & 1794 Pin &
Notation on transcript upon graduation
Privileges Priority Registration, Honors Coaching, Advanced Library Benefits, Access to Honors Facilities, and Exclusive Honors Programming

*For the 2021-2022 admissions cycle, the University is offering test-optional admissions. Students with at least a 3.8 weighted core GPA applying without test scores may be reviewed for Honors & Scholars.