Each year, Drake University seeks admitted students with curiosity and the passion to explore interdisciplinary topics that require critical reading, thinking and writing to join Drake University’s Honors Program.
Our unique Honors Program has no strict GPA requirements for participation, however a 3.2 cumulative grade point average is one of the requirements for graduating with University Honors. Students who are looking for engaging, discussion-based and writing-intensive courses are welcome to join. Please email a short answer application addressing the following questions:
What was your favorite class and why?
What was your least favorite class and why?
What distinctive can you bring to a learning environment/community?
What draws you to a program committed to interdisciplinarity and embracing challenges?
Three applications will be chosen for the John August Book Award each year. Selection is based on current faculty and Drake Honors' student review.