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Prepare for worldwide leadership

The Honors & Scholars programs at Gordon cultivate exceptional academic and leadership development for students with motivated curiosity and promising potential to shape the future with faith and character. Students are encouraged to choose the program pathway that most closely fits their unique hopes and goals for college and beyond. 

Honors programs

Gordon’s curricular Honors programs challenge qualifying students to extend their undergraduate pursuit at the highest academic level. Students will advance understanding in their academic disciplines and growing faith.

Current students may apply after their first semester.

How to apply to an honors program

Scholars programs

Gordon’s Scholars programs, built on the cohort model, provides additional merit scholarships. Each program captures innovative facets of Dr. Gordon’s legacy in scholarship, social impact, leadership, and faith.

Prospective students are invited to apply during the admissions process.

How to apply to a scholars program

Other distinguished opportunities

Gordon houses a variety of other distinguished opportunities that students can pursue during their undergraduate studies. In addition, Gordon provides coaching and mentoring for aspiring scholars seeking national and international post graduate fellowships.


Chris Carlson
Chair, Gordon Honors

Meet the Honors and Scholars team ?