Monsignor Cleves University Honors Program Application

    Thomas More's prestigious University Honors Program, named after former Thomas More president Msgr. William F. Cleves, fosters a learning environment with an expansive interdisciplinary curriculum and a focus on diverse contributions to the community. The Honors Program engages emerging scholars from the top 10% of the University's students with honors-specific courses, research opportunities, and activities centered around academic and personal growth and development. 

    The honors scholarship is renewable for four years and varies in amount depending on your academic record and the strength of your application. To be eligible to apply for the Honors Program, you must be accepted to Thomas More University and have achieved a 4.0 or higher cumulative GPA in high school. A standardized test score is not required. Applications are not accepted from students currently enrolled full-time at Thomas More University.

    Upon enrollment at Thomas More as an honors student, you must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and participate in honors programming to maintain your membership. Senior honors students will receive the honors cord and designation on their diplomas at graduation.

    Please submit the application form below to apply for the Honors Program. The deadline for this competitive scholarship is January 1, 2024. If you have any questions about the Honors Program, please contact Dr. Maria C. Garriga, director, at Questions about the scholarship application process may be directed to David Kennett in the Office of Admissions at or (859)-344-3643.

    Students who have been notified of their admission into the Honors Program may click here to submit their contract and secure their place as an Honors student.

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.