Honors Seminar Program


The Honors Seminar Program brings students and distinguished campus visitors (scholars, leaders, or artists) together in seminars and forums to discuss and examine issues and ideas.

Chancellorís Award

Students with a minimum 28 ACT and 3.5 GPA are guaranteed this award. They must participate in the Honors Seminar Program and are assured of a scholarship of at least in-state tuition and fees for four years. Recommendation for continuation of the award into the sophomore, junior, and senior years is contingent upon performance in academic courses and in the Honors Seminar Program.

Honors Seminar Curriculum

Students participating in the Honors Seminar Program enroll in Honors Seminar courses (108, 208, 308, 408) according to their classification and receive one hour of academic credit each year. The courses carry full academic credit.


A student applies for admission to the Honors Seminar Program by completing the regular applications for admission and financial aid at UT Martin. When the Admissions Office receives the student's ACT score and the transcript confirming the high school grade point average, the student will be notified of his/her eligibility. When the student agrees to participate in the program, the scholarship is awarded.

More information and answers to specific questions about the Honors Seminar Program are available from: Director, Honors Programs, The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee 38238.

Description of Courses