Designed for high-achieving and exceptionally motivated undergraduates, the Honors College at North Carolina A&T offers student-centered learning experiences that promote intellectual growth, cultural appreciation, professional focus, leadership development and civic participation. As a participant in the Honors College, you will have special opportunities to grow and develop through contact with a community of Honors staff, students, and faculty. Participation in the Honors College will prepare you to become successful as a professional, as a scholar and as a global citizen. 

Benefits of the Honors College

  • Small class size
  • Peer and faculty mentor programs
  • Honors lecture series and workshops
  • Study abroad opportunities and participation in conferences
  • Leadership development and training activities
  • Honors housing in a Living Learning Community
  • Priority registration and advising
  • Intensive scholarship, fellowship, and professional development
  • Recognition at Honors graduation banquet and transcript

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Post Graduation Placement in Graduate/Professional School or Full-Time Employment

55 Full Ride Scholarship Offers

Average GPA for Freshmen Honors Student 4.23

The Honors Experience

Learn about the Honors Living Learning Community, professional development, research, going abroad, community service, and more.


Admission Guidelines 

Review requirements for membership in the Honors College, along with application forms and deadlines.


NCAT Extraordinary Opportunities 

Find out how to pursue 60+ externally funded "extraordinary opportunities" available to N.C. A&T students and alumni.


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Merit-based Four-Year Scholarships

All three of the undergraduate scholarship programs housed in the Honors College cover tuition, fees, room, and board.


Cheatham-White Scholars Program 

Discover more about this full scholarship which was first offered in 2018 and covers additional eligible expenses.

Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholars Enrichment Program

Read to discover the history behind one of the oldest undergraduate scholarships at N.C. A&T. 

February One Scholars Program

This scholarship program began in fall 2021 and is deeply connected to N.C. A&T’s role in shaping America’s civil rights history.