University Honors Program

 

Willard Eddy Scholar Award(s)

Purpose: Named for the founder of the University Honors Program at Colorado State University, this award recognizes two honors seniors who embody the ideals of the Honors Program. 
Eligibility: Criteria for the award include enrollment in the University Honors Program, an outstanding record of academic achievement, progress towards completion of the University Honors Scholar requirements, intellectual curiosity and breadth of academic pursuit, co-curricular contribution to the University Honors Program, a projected graduation date in the year of the award, and special consideration is given to Philosophy majors. Applications are solicited in the spring term.
Awards and Benefits: Up to two awards are presented at the annual Eddy Reception and Lecture. Recipients are recognized at the reception, receive an artistic plaque, have their name(s) engraved on the Eddy Scholar plaque in the Eddy Library, and receive up to a $1,500 scholarship for the academic year. 


Jack and June Richardson Honors Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship assistance to two or more of the very best full-time undergraduate students who are in the University Honors Program at Colorado State University, and to recognize the outstanding faculty members serving as Honors thesis advisers
Eligibility: Senior Honors students with outstanding academic achievement; the potential to make a significant intellectual or humanitarian contribution; and commitment to an undergraduate experience that emphasizes the development of advanced research, and communication skills. Students are expected to complete and present the Honors thesis in the spring semester of the year of the award. The Honors Program solicits applications in the spring term preceding the student’s senior year. 
Awards and Benefits: The scholarship amount is at least $3,000 and two or more awards are given.


Keller and Lawrence Honors Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship support for undergraduate Honors students with superb records of academic achievement. 
Eligibility: Criteria for the award include enrollment in the University Honors Program, full-time senior status, and at least a 3.7 GPA. 
Awards and Benefits: One scholarship award of at least $3,000 per year. 


Gladys S. Eddy Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to students of any major who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, citizenship, and service. 
Eligibility: Junior or Senior undergraduate student with at least 60 credits completed; 3.5 GPA or higher at CSU; demonstrated leadership, citizenship (very important), and service to the community and the University. The Gladys S. Eddy scholarship is NOT restricted to students in the Honors Program. 
Awards and Benefits: Scholarship amount is at least $3000.


Spot's Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship support for undergraduate Honors students. 
Eligibility: Honors students who are enrolled full time and making satisfactory progress toward Honors requrements. Preference will be given to students participating in a summer study abroad, research, internship, or service activity sponsored by a recognized program or organization. 
Awards and Benefits: One award of $1,200. 


Students First Scholarship

Purpose: To assist students with financial need. 
Eligibility: Senior undergraduate Honors student in any major, demonstrated financial need, good academic standing, and active participation in campus and/or community service organizations. 
Awards and Benefits: Annual scholarship of $2000.