Apply to a Scholar Program

Become part of a community of scholars who learn, work, and have fun together! Look at the world differently, and create new answers to any question imaginable.

Are you interested in taking your passion for interdisciplinary learning and collaboration, leadership, social justice, or media to the next level? Consider applying to one of our scholar programs.

For additional information about scholarships that do not require a separate application and for which you may be considered on the basis of merit, read about types of aid.

Scholar Programs at Ithaca College

Honors Program
Honors students are high achieving, intellectually curious, passionate about service, and think interdisciplinarily.
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Leadership Scholar Program
Leadership Scholars are involved in campus life and community service and dedicated to helping others thrive.
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MLK Scholar Program
MLK scholars are academically talented, passionate about social justice, and interested in global citizenship.
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Park Scholar Program
Park scholars are academically talented, passionate about communication, ethical in their approach to media, and service-minded
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S-STEM Scholar Program
S-STEM Scholars are academically talented students majoring in computer science, mathematics, or physics.
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Interested in applying?

Scholar program applications will be available in late October. In the meantime, submit the "Notify Me" form, and we'll email you when the scholar program applications are available. (Note that to apply to a scholar program, you first must apply for admission to Ithaca College via Common App.)

Scholar program application deadlines

After you apply to Ithaca College, log in to IC Connect to apply to the scholar program(s) of interest to you and for which you're eligible!

Program Deadline
Ithaca College Honors Program Sunday, March 1, 2021
Leadership Scholar Program Friday, January 15, 2021
MLK Scholar Program Friday, January 15, 2021
Park Scholar Program Friday, January 15, 2021
S-STEM Scholar Program Monday, February 1, 2021