Cover Letter(No more than one page single spaced)
In this formal letter to the University Honors Scholars Review Committee, please include why you are interested in becoming an ETSU University Honors Scholar, relevant skills and knowledge that make you an exceptional candidate for this program, how you will benefit from the program and how you will contribute to the program, and briefly highlight your resume.
UNIVERSITY HONORS SCHOLARS APPLICATION ESSAY
(No more than one page single spaced)
Essay Prompts (Choose One)
1. Discuss a milestone in your life—an event, challenge, success, or failure—that changed the way you saw yourself, your community, or your culture. Explain how this milestone affected you and what you learned from the experience.
2. Discuss an aspect of yourself—your background, identity, interest, talent, etc.—that is so important to you, you feel your application would be incomplete without it.
The reviewers will be looking for the following in your essay: originality and creativity; strong point or argument; evidence of care, effort and clarity; essay organization, grammar, structure and language.
Please provide the names and e-mail addresses of three individuals who you have asked to complete the University Honors Scholars Reference Form. Choose individuals who know you well, particularly in terms of your academic achievement, your potential for honors work at the university, and your ability to work with others, persevere and distinguish yourself. Faculty members and counselors are particularly able to address your abilities in these areas.
It is the student's responsibility to ensure that all references are submitted by the deadline of December 15.