Baylor University encourages high-ability students in their pursuit for excellence, guiding such students toward unique opportunities for study and growth in the United States and abroad. For many generations, a high number of Baylor Bears have earned academic distinctions that will open doors of opportunity for the rest of their lives. By design, the Honors College fosters an environment for such distinguished success. Honors College students enjoy a high level of interaction with our nationally recognized faculty, conduct independent research, fine-tune the art of verbal and written expression in writing-intensive courses, as well as attend and present research at national and international conferences.
A high number of our students have proven to be exceptional candidates for a variety of prestigious distinctions as scholars and fellows. To date, 71 Honors College students have been awarded prestigious post-baccalaureate scholarships/awards, including: