apply to the University of South Alabama Honors
Program, all of the following must be received
by the University by the deadline date of December 7, 2012. Applications lacking
any of the following will be considered incomplete
and will not be reviewed by the Honors Admission
Committee. If you have already applied for admission,
or have been admitted to the University of South
Alabama, items 1-3 need not be resubmitted for
the Honors Application.
USA Admissions Application. Complete
for admission to the University of South Alabama
and submit it to the Office of Admissions with
the non-refundable processing fee.
Official High School and College Transcripts.
Request that your high school counselor mail
an official copy of your high school transcript
to the USA Office of Admissions and/or request
that an official transcript from your college/university
registrar be sent to the USA Office of Admissions.
ACT or SAT Scores. Request that your official
ACT or SAT results be sent to the USA Office
USA Honors Program Application. Complete
the University of South Alabama Honors Program
Application Form and mail it to the USA Honors Program. You must specially request
this form when asking for a USA application
package, or you can download the Honors
Program Application Form in .PDF format
for printing or viewing purposes if you have Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Acrobat
Reader®, you can click on the graphic below
for a free copy.
5. Two Letters of Recommendation. Letters may play a significant role in distinguishing between otherwise equally-qualified students. Letter authors should be asked to specifically comment on your intellectual capabilities and personal characteristics such as independent thinking, motivation, creativity, and willingness to be academically challenged. Letters should be sent to the Honors Program, SBT 1230. Emphasize that the letters must be received by the application deadline for your file to be considered.
Student Essay. Present
your perspective on the topic below using relevant
evidence and/or examples to support your position.
The essay must be typed and must not exceed
500 words in length. Be sure to include your
full name on your
essay. Essays will be evaluated on the basis
of response to the topic
and support for your position
and precision of ideas
with conventions of standard written English
(grammar, sentence structure, punctuation,
Topic : "Green" Please discuss. You may interpret this term however you wish. You may focus on dominant or alternate meanings for this term, or a combination of these.
must also participate in an interview with the
Honors Admissions Committee if selected for
All application materials must be received
at the University of South Alabama no later
than 5:00 p.m. on December 7, 2012 to
be considered. Late or incomplete applications
will not be reviewed.