Incoming Honors Program Students:

Apply Now for the John and Shirley Berry Scholarship!

The NMU Honors Program is now accepting applications from incoming Honors Program students for the John and Shirley Berry Scholarship. This is a $5000 annual scholarship which is renewable for up to four years, as long as academic performance standards are met. The application deadline is March 16, 2015. More information is available here:
Student Resources

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Apply to Program

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If you have a high school GPA of at least 3.5 and a score of 27 or higher on the ACT, you're the kind of student we're looking for. Apply here

Alumni Spotlight

Justine Pinskey, current Ph.D. candidate in Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan, was a member of the NMU Honors Program from 2005-2009. Justine credits the NMU Honors Program's unique learning environment and creative opportunities for preparing her for success in her educational and career endeavors.   Read more

Meet the Directors

David Wood, associate professor in the English department; and Michael Joy, associate professor in the Modern Languages department, serve as the Director and Assistant Director of the NMU Honors Program.  Learn more about David and Michael.

Honors Student Organization (HSO)

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All honors program students are automatically members of the HSO and need not be enrolled in an honors class to participate. The HSO is entirely student run and organizes social events, tutoring, and informal advising including the mentor program. More HSO news