Why Honors? | Springfield College

Students accepted to the program will enjoy

  • Small classes and seminars;
  • Enriching academic and cultural experiences outside the classroom;
  • Opportunities for not only in-depth learning in a major program of study but also broader, deeper interdisciplinary learning;
  • Extensive mentoring from outstanding faculty, including opportunities for independent research, scholarship, and creative endeavors;
  • $2,000 Honors Program Scholarship each year for up to four years, in addition to any other merit scholarships earned (students must maintain eligibility for their merit scholarship);
  • Opportunities to participate in professional conferences and workshops, and to build relationships with honors students at other institutions;
  • Assistance in exploring and applying to post-graduate fellowships and graduate programs; and
  • The benefit of being part of a small, diverse learning community within an institution that prides itself on academic excellence.