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

H&S Innovation Scholar Program
H&S Innovation Scholars work on tangible solutions to real-world problems in one of three areas of focus.
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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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Scholar program application deadlines

Program Deadline
H&S Innovation Scholar Program Monday, April 4, 2022 (extended from March 1)
 Leadership Scholar Program Tuesday, March 1, 2022 (extended from February 15)
MLK Scholar Program Monday, January 31, 2022 (Extended from January 23)
Park Scholar Program Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Interested in applying?

To apply to a scholar program, log in to IC Connect after you submit your application for admission to Ithaca College via Common App.

Honors Program Not Accepting Applications

Please be aware that the Ithaca College Honors Program is not admitting any students for fall 2022 or future entry terms.

You are cordially invited to apply to any other Ithaca College Scholar Programs for which you are eligible.