How to Apply to Honors: Get Ready
Before applying, read the Prospective Students section, and look through the Current Students section to ensure that you understand both the benefits as well as the requirements of Tech Honors.
First-year applicants to the Honors Program should use the form below. The application for transfer or continuing Tech students is posted under Transfer and Continuing Students.
Please note: If you wish to be considered for any scholarships and other forms of financial aid, see the Tennessee Tech Office of Financial Aid and complete financial aid materials by December 15.
If you'd like to schedule a visit: Go to Visit Tennessee Tech (tntech.edu). Click on the yellow "Schedule Now!" button. Indicate the you want to visit with an Honors Ambassador as part of your campus tour. Dedicated and trained Honors students contribute their hard-earned free time to meet with students and parents. Please schedule and confirm a meeting well in advance. The commitment of time and energy by Tech Honors Student Ambassadors reflects their commitment to you, as well as their enthusiasm for Honors!
After receiving notification that you are admitted to Honors:
If you would like to live in the Honors Residence Hall (Murphy Hall):
- You must use Residential Life's Online Application Process for campus residence halls.
- Spots fill up fast, so applying for on-campus housing early and selecting Murphy (the Honors hall) as your first choice after Honors admission will greatly increase your chance of getting a spot--Honors Housing is a popular choice.
- For more information, see the Honors Housing webpage.
2. Apply to be matched with an Honors Big Sib here. Having a reliable current Honors student who shares your own interests and preferences, and who is there for you when you need them most, can make all the difference in your transition to college life as an Honors student.
3. If you are an out-of-state/international student who wishes to apply for the HAS, you must apply for the HAS on Tech's ScholarWeb page in addition to applying for admission to the Honors Program. The HAS is a competitive, limited funding opportunity that does not guarantee an award.
4. When you come to SOAR:
If you've been notified of acceptance to the Honors Program, be sure to attend all Honors sessions to fully complete the admission process. They will be listed on your SOAR itinerary.