Kennesaw State University Admission Scholars
Kennesaw State University Admission Scholars: Admission Scholars represent the top freshmen accepted to Kennesaw State and enjoy exciting opportunities through the Honors Program.
Kennesaw State University is proud to offer exciting opportunites for students that excel well beyond the requirements for admission into the University. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions identifies these candidates by May of each year and invites them to a special Honors Orientation program. At this program, recognition is bestowed and information is provided concerning a number of advance opportunities designed for high ability students.
Recognition in the Kennesaw State Admissions Scholars Program opens the door to all of the accelerated academic honors programs available to first time high ability freshmen. Among the accelerated opportunities are scholarship resources, study abroad options, Kennesaw State Academic Honors Program, Admissions Scholar Great Books Cohort, the Center for Student Leadership President's Emerging Scholars, the President's Emerging Scholars for Science and Math, and the STARS Student Organization. To learn more about these specific opportunities, please visit their websites at the above links.
First time freshmen with superior academic credentials are invited to participate in this recognition program and enjoy the benefits of the special status of Admissions Scholar.
The four qualifications required for participation are:
- Graduate from an accredited high school.
- Apply and be fully accepted to Kennesaw State University for Fall semester
- Achieve a 1200 or greater combined Critical Reading and Math score on the SAT or a 26 ACT Composite score.
- Achieve an academic high school GPA of 3.50 or greater based on the College Preparatory Coursework.
Students satisfying the above criteria will be automatically considered for the Admissions Scholar Recognition Program.
Honors/Scholar Enrollment Specialist
The Kennesaw State University Admissions Scholar Recognition Program is hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Nichole McGehee is the dedicated Honors Enrollment Specialist assisting and recruiting high performance students.
These students typically earn accelerated credits from IB, AP courses, high school honors programs, attending Governor’s Honors or achieving the University System of Georgia Certificate of Merit standing. Nichole is available to counsel these students regarding admission, communicate with and archive inductees as well as administer the Scholar recognition program.
Please contact Nichole at email@example.com with questions or concerns you may have regarding any aspect of honors admission.