Sam Houston State University - Elliot T. Bowers Honors College Open House

On Saturday, November 12, 2016 the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College at Sam Houston State University will be hosting an Open House.  The event will be held at 11:00 am in the Olson Auditorium, Academic Building IV, Room 220.
Students will learn more about the special programs and scholarships available through the Honors College at Sam Houston State University.  Students will have an opportunity to meet with Honors College faculty and Honors Student Ambassadors.  Information about Honors housing, academic advising, study abroad, undergraduate research, and honors seminars an courses will also be discussed.
Parents are welcome; however, seating is limited and reservations are required by Monday, November 7, 2016.
Each student admitted to the Honors College receives the Elliott T. Bowers Scholarship valued up to $2,800.  Eligible students are considered for additional academic awards, including the President's Scholarship, the University Scholars, and the Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award.  
To apply, students must meet at least one of the following criteria:
  • SAT Composite Score (critical reading+math) of 1270 or above, OR
  • ACT Composite Score of 27 or above, OR
  • Ranked in the top 10% of their high school graduating class
Interested students may contact the Honors College office at 936-294-1477 or by email at for a personal invitation.  
Questions?  Contact Dr. Maria Holmes, Associate Dean, in the Honors College office at 936-294-1477 or  
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