Honors@Bucks Full-Year Scholarships

Bucks will award full-year scholarships (30 credits, 15 per semester) to 13 incoming Honors@Bucks students for the 2017-18 academic year.  To be considered, you must
  • Graduate from high school this spring;
  • Be eligible for in-county tuition rates;
  • Attend Bucks full-time (12 or more credits per semester) in Fall 2017-Spring 2018, taking at least two honors courses each semester;
  • Meet Honors@Bucks' admission requirements; and
  • Submit (1) a Bucks general application, (2) an Honors@Bucks application (see below), and (3) a high-school transcript including third-quarter grades by May 1st, 2017.

Honors@Bucks scholarships are awarded on the basis of high-school GPA.

Qualified applicants who do not win one of the 13 scholarships will still be welcome in the Honors@Bucks program.

If you're a current, transfer, adult, or re-admitted student, we invite you to take advantage of other Bucks scholarship opportunities listed at www.bucks.edu/scholarships

Program Mission

Honors@Bucks challenges high-ability, intellectually curious students through honors coursework emphasizing scholarly research, high-order critical thinking, and experiential learning.
The program is open to students in all associate-degree programs who meet the admission requirements.
Please note that while they share students, Honors@Bucks and Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society of two-year colleges, are separate entities.

Program Features

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1. Complete the College's online Application for Admission.

2. Fill out and submit an Honors@Bucks Application‌.  (It will be received and processed by Dr. Stephen doCarmo, Honors@Bucks coordinator.)

Honors@Bucks applications must be received at least a week prior to the start of the semester in which the student aims to begin honors coursework.

For more information

Please contact either Dr. Stephen doCarmo, program coordinator, at (215) 968-8267, or the Admissions Office at (215) 968-8119.