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Honors Overview

Ohio State Lima Honors Program

The Honors Program on OSU's Lima campus enriches the academic and social experiences of motivated students. Through a variety of curricular offerings, cultural events, and social activities, the Honors Program promotes the intellectual and personal development of qualified undergraduate students. By joining the Honors Program, you gain access to the very best academic and cultural opportunities the campus can offer.

The Honors Program offers Ohio State Lima students a variety of benefits:

Honors Courses & Curriculum
  • Smaller classes
  • Select faculty
  • Motivated students
  • Priority scheduling
  • "H" Honors designation on transcript
  • Research and independent study opportunities

Honors Community: Events & Trips

  • Trips for study and fun
    • Throughout Ohio
    • Across the nation
    • Study abroad
  • Honors colloquia & seminars
    • Students and faculty discuss engaging readings
    • Eminent scholars share their research
    • Timely, sometimes controversial topics
  • "Buckeye Scholars" honors society & student club
    • Social activities
    • Leadership opportunities
    • Choose trips, colloquia and seminars
Honors Awards, Scholarships, & Graduation
  • Honors Book Awards ($100) awarded in every Honors class
  • Honors Tutition Awards ($1,000) awarded every year
  • Graduation Awards
  • Positioning for Honors degrees and graduation with honors
Don't miss out! Apply!

Apply to the Honors Program year-round at lima.osu.edu/students/application and enter HONORS as the "Access Code." If you hope to join the Honors Program by the beginning of the semester, you must submit the application by July 31 for Autumn semester and by November 30 for Spring semester. Incoming/first-year students, transfer students, and current Lima students all use the same application.