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Apply to the Mahurin Honors College

The priority application deadline for high school seniors is December 1.

All applications must be received by 11:59pm Central Time on December 1 for Mahurin Honors College priority admission consideration.


General Admission to WKU

Mahurin Honors College applicants must have been admitted for general admission to WKU before completing the Honors College application. Apply for general admission to WKU.


Components of the Application

The Mahurin Honors College Application for Admission consists of several components:  Validation of Academic Information, Involvement Summary, Short Answer Questions and Essays. All application materials must be submitted using the online application.  Transcripts are not required for Mahurin Honors College admission because we access and review the transcripts submitted for your general application to WKU. Read more about the application components and other useful hints.


Begin the Application

Are you ready to apply? The Mahurin Honors College looks forward to reviewing your application soon!

If you are eligible to apply for the Cherry Presidential Scholarship, your Mahurin Honors College application will also serve as your Cherry Presidential Scholarship application. All applications must be received by 11:59pm Central Time on December 1 for Cherry Presidential Scholarship consideration. For more information on the Cherry Presidential Scholarship click here.

Access the application


Membership Fee

Beginning Fall 2016, students admitted to the Mahurin Honors College will be charged a membership fee used to support intellectual and social programming, scholarships and additional resources for Honors scholars.

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 Last Modified 10/11/18