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Attempting the extraordinary…

JMU OFFERS ONE OF THE OLDEST AND MOST RESPECTED HONORS EXPERIENCES in higher education, designed for gifted students who demonstrate a desire to do something distinctive and extraordinary for the world.

Ambition and intellect are not enough.

True to our Madisonian ideals, we ask more of our Honors students because renewing our civil society takes more. Your investment now will help make the JMU Honors College the nation’s premier destination for top students who want to unleash their dreams of becoming the critically engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders of change our world so urgently needs.

Honors students major in every academic program and participate in almost every undergraduate organization — and with such extensive personal interaction with peers all across JMU, Honors students raise the academic standards of the university as a whole. Likewise the Honors faculty steps forward from myriad academic departments to teach and innovate within their specialties. Your investment in the Honors College today will help pilot and incubate curricula that become tomorrow’s universitywide programs.

Fund Description
Honors College Fund Help create exceptional and compelling scholarly experiences for highly motivated and intellectually gifted students.
JMU Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Promote scholarship and honor intellectual achievement by supporting the nation¿s oldest academic honor society
The Ian Kincheleo Memorial Scholarship Honor and remember a special person and distinguished student scholar of the Beta Beta Beta Biology Honors Society.
Honors Hillcrest Scholarship Fund Grow these scholarships so outstanding sophomore honors students can fund an off-campus summer enrichment experience.
Honors Study Abroad Fund Help support deserving Honors College undergraduates who want to expand their Madison Experience by studying abroad.
Hinshaw-Daniel Scholarship Enable an outstanding Honors College freshman or sophomore to participate in transformational study abroad programs.

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