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Please submit applications by email to honorsprogram@pnc.edu.

Applications must include the following:

  1. Basic information: your name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address; your PNC major and the name of your academic advisor
    • For current PNC students, please also list your PNC GPA.
    • For incoming PNC freshmen, please list the high school you attended, the year you graduated, and your cumulative high school GPA.
  2. Two essays:
    • A. In 300 words, explain why you’d like to be a part of Honors at PNC.
    • B. In 500 words, answer one of the following questions:
      • Option 1: What work of art (novel, poem, play, painting, sculpture, dance, film, etc.) has been the most significant in your life and why?
      • Option 2: What’s the most valuable thing you’ve created?
  3. Recommendation letter: If your high school GPA is between 3.0 and 3.5, you must also submit one letter of recommendation from a teacher who can speak to your intellectual curiosity and academic abilities. Please ask your teacher to submit the recommendation directly via email to honorsprogram@pnc.edu.

We recommend applying as soon as possible to have the best chance at a spot in the program!