Benefits & Opportunities
The Honors College Community
Honors-in-Discipline Scholars (HID) enjoy many benefits of being an honors student at ETSU
The Honors-in-Discipline Scholars program at ETSU offers a specially designed, in-depth, hands-on honors curriculum in each discipline. Providing scholars with a focused experience in area of interest along with undergraduate research opportunities taught by seasoned faculty.
Opportunity for participation in undergraduate research and creative activity in their field, including completion of the year-long Senior Honors Thesis project. Scholars also have special opportunities to receive funding to present their research at academic conferences.
The Honors College offers two different types of scholarships (in-state and out-of-state) to Honors-in-Discipline students on a competitive basis. Admission to an HID program does not include awarding of a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded to eligible students for both fall and spring semesters as they become available.
An Honors-in-Discipline Coordinator is assigned to scholars for each program. Scholars will also receive individual advising with the HID program director through the Honors College, helping to make sure students are on track to meet goals and graduate on time.
Honors students are permitted to register for courses early, which ensures an opportunity to register for desired courses that best fit with their schedule.
24/7 access to an HID computer lab, free printing, study room, and classroom on the second floor of Yoakley Hall.
The HID director's office is also located on the second floor.
Honors-in-Discipline Scholars have the opportunity to serve on the Honors College Student Council and other Honors College ad hoc committees in order to have input to the Honors experience at ETSU.
Social Events and Activities
A small community of high-achieving students in a variety of honors programs, the Honors College regularly hosts
co-curricular and social events for members of the honors community.