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Honors Scholars  

The Honors Scholars Program is a competitive scholarship program open to students who plan to graduate from LCCC and transfer to a four-year college.  Benefits include:

  • Full Scholarship*
  • Rigorous course work
  • Preparation for transfer to selective colleges
  • Study Abroad opportunities
  • Social and cultural activities

Course information about the Honors Scholars Program
Students have the option of applying to one of two tracks - Liberal Arts or Science, Engineering, Math (SEM). Students accepted into one of the program tracks take five courses as a cohort during their first year and four courses as a cohort during their second year:

First Year  
Liberal Arts Track  SEM Track
ENG 111 - Speech PHI 203 - Logic
PHI 201 - Introduction to Philosophy Honors Math/Science (based on major)
SDS 102 - Honors College Experience SDS 102 - Honors College Experience
SOC 253 - Diversity and Inequality CHE 112 - College Chemistry II
Honors Elective (based on major) Honors Math/Science (based on major)
Second Year  
ECO/PSC 237 - International Relations  Honors Math/Science (based on major) 
MAT 150 - Probability & Statistics BIO/CHE/MAT/PHY 250 - Selected Topics
PSY 256 - Research Methods Honors Social Science/Humanities elective
Honors Colloquium Honors Colloquium

Other coursework is based on students' majors and transfer schools. 

Eligibility for the Honors Scholars Program
To be considered for the program you must meet one of the following entrance criteria:

  • Standing in the top 10% of your class; or
  • A combined score of 1200 on your SAT test (Critical Reading and Math); or
  • Placement on College Success of at least 107 in Reading, 87 in English/Writing and 107 in Math  OR  COMPASS scores of at least 90 in Reading and English/Writing and 66 in Algebra. SEM Track applicants must also pass the Chemistry placement test.

Students who meet one of the above criteria and plan to enroll full-time at LCCC must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the current academic year by logging onto   

The Honors Scholars application, essay, and two references should be sent to:

Honors Scholars Program
4525 Education Park Drive
Schnecksville, PA 18078

Once all materials are received the selection committee reviews applications and invites selected applicants to campus for interviews.

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All applicants to the program must attend an interview with members of the Honors Council.  Interview dates are scheduled throughout the Spring semester, and in the Summer. We are a rolling admissions program and students are notified of acceptance decisions within a week of their interview date.  

Interview Dates:
Interviews for the Honors Scholars Program will begin on Monday January 23, 2017.  We will hold interviews every other Monday until the Program is full.  Interviews will start at 1:30 and will continue every 30 minutes on the scheduled Mondays.  Three to five students will be scheduled for each date. Students will be contacted once their application file is complete and verified for eligibility to select an interview date. Interview dates:

May 1, 2017
May 22, 2017
June 12, 2017

For more information on our Honors Scholars Program, call Admissions at 610-799-1575, or send an 
e-mail to:

*Scholarship is for sponsored tuition costs. Accepted students from nonsponsoring school districts are responsible for tuition differences. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for the scholarship each semester.