Important Dates

As a future student, there are some important dates you will want to keep in mind as you are applying to BGSU and the Honors College.  If you have any questions about dates, feel free to email Katrina Heilmeier, Honors Recruiter at

Important Dates for Incoming Freshman

Fall 2019

August 1st: Honors application opens.  This is a separate application in addition to the general BGSU application.
December 3rd: Presidential Scholars Award deadline.  This is a full tuition award for up to 30 incoming first-year Honors students.  Application is part of the Honors application.
December 3rd: Alumni Laureate Scholarship deadline.  This scholarship covers the cost of any educational expenses up to the cost of full-time in-state undergraduate tuition, and included a $1,000 book award each year.  Application is part of the Honors application.
January 15: Honors Experience Study Abroad Scholarship.  This is an automatic scholarship for all students who are accepted into the Honors College for Fall 2019.  This is a one-time $2,000 scholarship to apply towards a Study Abroad experience at BGSU.  You need to apply to the Honors College by January 15th to be eligible.
February 1: Scholar Day.  This special day to visit campus is a day to learn more about the Honors College as well as participate in a mock classroom, hear from current Honors students, and see the Honors Learning Community. 
March 1st: Honors application closes.The Honors application will be available until March 1st at 11:59pm, when the application will close.