Academic Honors

    Congratulations on being eligible to interview for our Academic Honors Program as well as additional scholarships! Interviews will be held virtually November 7-11 and January 23-27.

    Tuition-Based Scholarship Opportunities available to those who participate:
    • A Full-Tuition Scholarship (one recipient)

    • $2,500 per year if you are selected to participate in the Honors Program (all those selected for Honors Program)

    • Those who are NOT selected for the Honors Program will receive a $1,500 per year Academic Distinction scholarship just for interviewing*

    *cannot be combined with $2,500 Honors Program scholarship

    Your interview will be conducted virtually with AU faculty and a current honors student. We suggest that you dress professionally for the interview. Please select the date and time that work best for you. Allow 30 minutes for the interview. Honors candidates must submit a resume, one letter of recommendation, and a personal statement in order to begin the interview process.

    • Resume guidelines
      • Work experience

      • Leadership within school or community

      • Academic accomplishments 

      • Check out these tips on Indeed

    • Letter of Recommendation guidelines

      • to be completed by a teacher or someone who can speak to your academic performance

      • Should highlight your academic accomplishments and speak to who you are

    • Personal Statement guidelines

      • 500-word essay OR 2-minute video

      • Explain why you want to be considered for the AU Honors Program by answering the following two questions: 1) what do you believe you will contribute to the Program? and 2) what do you hope to gain from participating in the Program?

    You will receive a Google Calendar invite closer to the week of the interviews. You will also receive an email with a Zoom or Google Meet link prior to your interview. Please note and plan accordingly as all interviews will be in Eastern Standard Time! 

    You are able to submit your resume, letter of recommendation, and personal statement when registering below. If you do not have those items at that point, please email your items to 

    Select a day and time below to register: