The Honors Program Our Promises to you
All students who compete for a Pillars scholarship are eligible and automatically enrolled into Honors. Students may also petition the Honors Board for acceptance.
Honors Program Contact
Dr. Haidee Heaton
Director of Honors Scholars Programs
Mission of the Program
The mission of the College Honors Scholars Program is to enhance the educational environment of Culver-Stockton College by providing unique and experiential academic opportunities to highly motivated students and faculty. This mission is based on the belief that academic excellence requires high expectations and personal engagement; therefore, the Honors Scholars Program seeks creative avenues for exploring and implementing this belief in both theory and practice.
Your Honors Program Benefits
Honors Scholars receive priority registration status and are allowed to register for classes during the first course registration session. Thus, Honors Scholars have the opportunity to enroll in the classes they want on the days and times they want, with the professors they choose.
Honors Learning Community
From day 1, each Honors Scholar will be a member of a learning community on campus. The group will work together in all 1st year honors courses and beyond as they move through the program supporting and encouraging one another in their academic and extra-curricular endeavors.
One-on-One Faculty Mentorship
Each Honors Scholar has the opportunity to conduct a research project of your choice and you will receive one-on-one faculty mentorship to complete the project.
One-on-One Honors Student Mentorship
Each incoming Honors Scholar will have an upperclass Honors student as a personal mentor.
All Honors Scholars are given the opportunity to meet and network with Honors Scholars graduates of Culver-Stockton College throughout each academic year.
Honors Scholars Service
Honors Scholars are involved in various service projects throughout the academic year both on campus and in the surrounding community.
Special Recognition at Graduation
Honors Scholars receive special recognition at Culver-Stockton’s commencement ceremony.
Freshmen Honors Scholars receive $500 of travel grants immediately upon enrollment.
Honors Scholars Educational Program
The Honors Scholars Educational Program consists of 16 hours.