Outstanding Cohen Honors Student Award 

The award recognizes a high-achieving senior leader who takes on challenges and demonstrates commitment to academic excellence in Honors. 

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Senior defined as having completed 90 credit hours by the end of the summer prior to award being selected
  • Active standing in Honors including a minimum 3.25 overall GPA

Selection Will be Based on the Following 

  • Involvement at WSU and with the Cohen Honors College
  • Leadership
  • Contribution and service to the surrounding community
  • Demonstrated success in Honors courses

Application Submission

By applying for this award, I hereby give my permission for the selection committee to verify the information submitted for consideration, my academic standing and GPA.

To be considered for this award, please submit the following:

  • cover page on white paper that includes the following information:
  1. Your chosen name

  2. Your chosen pronouns

  3. Current mailing address

  4. Current phone number(s) & cell phone number(s)

  5. Email address

  6. MyWSU ID number

  7. A 3-4 sentence biographical sketch. This will be included in award programs if you are selected.

  • Resume or list of activities that includes the name and contact information for two professional or academic references
  • One-page personal statement that responds to the following question:
  • Why are you the Outstanding Cohen Honors Student?

Applications must be submitted electronically by 5 p.m. Monday, February 11th to honors@wichita.edu. Please save the file as a PDF with your name as the title.

Award notification by March 1st.