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Honors College:Prestigious Scholarship Support

Scholarships Awarded Exclusively to Honors College Students

In addition to being eligible for a wide variety of other scholarships available to Old Dominion students, Honors College students can apply for the following scholarship in the spring semester of each academic year:

The Cranmer-Skinner Scholars

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate in the Honors College
  • Minimum 3.25 grade point average
  • Participation in extracurricular activities

Application Procedure: Send a 1-2 page letter of application for the scholarship and a resume by April 1, 2014 to dmetzger@odu.edu. Place "Cranmer-Skinner Honors Scholarship" in the subject line. The letter should identify your current gpa and major or intended major. The focus of the letter should be a description of how your participation in extracurricular activities and community service has benefited you, the university, and the community.

The Brock Foundation Endowed Honors Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Junior or Rising Senior
  • Good academic standing
  • Willingness and ability to provide tutoring services for local high school students through the ACCESS program (a minimum of 45 hours of tutoring over the fall 13 and spring 14 semesters is required). For more information about the ACCESS program consult http://www.accesscollege.org.

Application Procedure: Send a 1-2 page letter of application for the scholarship and a resume by April 1, 2014, to dmetzger@odu.edu. The letter should identify your current gpa and major or intended major. The focus of the letter should be a description of your previous experience as an academic tutor, the skills and experience that you would bring to the tuorial situation, and the subjects and skills (academic subjects, success training, etc.) you are qualified to tutor.

Prestigious Scholarship Support Program

Each year the Prestigious Scholarship Committee selects students who will represent Old Dominion in several scholarship competitions:

If you are interested in competing for one of these awards, please contact the Honors College Dean (Dr. David Metzger, dmetzger@odu.edu) in the second semester of your sophomore year so that you can be informed about the internal review process, application materials, and deadlines. In order to receive Old Dominion University's endorsement for one of these scholarships, you will need to submit materials for the university's internal review process, and the Prestigious Scholarship Committee will need to select you as one of Old Dominion's applicants for the scholarship competitions.

Other Scholarship Opportunities