The Walsh University Honors Program is a challenging, interdisciplinary and intellectually rewarding educational experience! It is designed for students who excelled academically throughout high school, are interested in a broad range of issues and disciplines, and want to define their college years with success, leadership and intellectual growth. If this describes you… we want you to apply!  



Walsh University Honors Program Decision Form


Honors Program Benefits

  • Honors Scholarship - All students accepted into the honors program receive a renewable scholarship of $24,000 or a full-tuition scholarship. The full-tuition scholarships are very competitive and are also limited.
  • Membership into the National Collegiate Council of Honors Programs - Students have the opportunity to present at national and regional conferences as well as other academic venues, both on and off campus.
  • Peer Support - Each honors student has his/her own honors mentor.
  • Special Recognition - "Honors Graduate Status" is noted on transcripts sent to potential employers and graduate schools.
  • Honors Publishing - Each student is required to complete a senior honors thesis, which will be catalogued in the Walsh library as well as on OhioLINK.
  • Early registration for classes. To ensure an optimal class schedule that is most convenient for you.
  • Class auditing. Sit in on classes of your interest at no extra fee.
  • Extended library usage. Extended borrowing privileges from the University library.

Co-Honors Directors:



Dr. Jennifer Clevinger
Professor of Biology


Dr. Nina Rytwinski
Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Clevinger is overseeing the Freshmen and Sophomore Honors Experience.  She is helping students navigate their Honors Courses and integrate into our Honors Community.  Dr. Rytwinski is responsible for helping the Juniors and Seniors with their Junior Honors Project and Senior Honors Thesis.  

Track II Student-Initiated Application

For more information about the Honors Program, please contact the Office of Admissions at (800) 362-9846 or via email at or