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Honors College

East Tennessee State University

Welcome to the ETSU Honors College!

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As a high-achieving student, you need to choose a university home that will provide you with a variety of opportunities and the support necessary for you to excel. The ETSU Honors College is a community of undergraduate scholars pursing excellence in diverse fields.

In addition to opportunities in Study Abroad programs, Undergraduate Research and Washington, D.C., internships (available to all undergraduates), we also provide a number of Honors programs all of which require a separate application.

Schedule a time to meet with one of the Honors College directors to discuss your area of interest and we can arrange for you to meet with a professor in your intended field of study.

If you have questions about your eligibility to apply to the ETSU Honors College or the application submission process, please contact us.

Honors College
East Tennessee State University
PO Box 70589
Yoakley Hall, 161 South Dossett Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614-1708

Phone: 423.439.6076
Fax: 423.439.6080

Honors College Dean:
Dr. Judith Slagle,

University and Midway Scholars Director:
Dr. Karen Kornweibel,

Fine & Performing Arts Scholars Director:
Dr. Scott Kotterbay,

Honors-In-Discipline Scholars Director:
Dr. Mick Whitelaw,

Presidential Honors Community Service Scholars Director:
Daniel Hedden,


Our Programs

Learn about the exceptional students, programs, and experiences we bring to our campus.

Consider joining our growing family of graduates and the rising prominence of their achievements.

University Honors Scholars
Incoming Freshmen

Midway Honors Scholars
Transfer Students

Fine & Performing Arts
Incoming Freshmen
Majors and Minors

Honors-In-Discipline Scholars
All Levels-26 Programs

Presidential Honors Community Service Scholars
Incoming Freshmen

Undergraduate Research
Open to All ETSU Students

Study Abroad
Open to All ETSU Students

Washington Center Internship
Open to ETSU Sophomore, Juniors, and Seniors


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