Seneff Honors College

Admission Requirements

Honors AdmissionStudents can apply to the Seneff Honors College. Students in the Seneff Honors College can earn an Honors Diploma in one of the four available curriculum tracks: Global Studies track, Interdisciplinary Studies track, Leadership track, and Undergraduate Research track. .

To apply for the Seneff Honors College, log onto Atlas and click the "Students" tab. In the middle, "Student Forms" section, click on "Applications". The priority application deadline for scholarship consideration is April 7, 2017 for Fall 2017 though applications will continue to be accepted throughout the summer.

Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for scholarship consideration.

Admission of candidates into the Seneff Honors College is a consideration of a student’s potential beyond simply a test score or GPA.  All highly-motivated students who desire to make the most of their Valencia experience are encouraged to apply.  Students wishing admission to the Seneff Honors College will:

  • Complete an application to Valencia College.
  • Complete a typed, minimum 500-word essay answering all the following questions: How do you envision the Seneff Honors College helping you find your purpose so that you can plan and prepare for your pathway into your degree program?  What personal connections can you make both within and outside the college that will help you accomplish your career goal? What do you expect to gain from and contribute to the Seneff Honors College? The essay will be uploaded with your application.
  • Complete an online application to the Seneff Honors College through Atlas. (Atlas > Students > Student Forms > Applications)
  • Submit standardized test scores to the Valencia Registrar’s Office or take the PERT at one of the Valencia campuses (transfer students may be exempt from this requirement). Prior to being admitted to the Seneff Honors College, a student must have college level assessment scores or have completed any developmental mandate in reading and writing.
  • Submit an unofficial copy of high school transcripts to the Honors Office (for students who have graduated from high school within the last 2 years).
  • Submit an unofficial copy of all college transcripts to the Honors Office if the coursework has not yet been officially evaluated by Valencia (for transfer students).
  • Submit a degree audit for your intended major. You can generate a degree audit in Atlas under the Students tab in the Path to Graduation area.
  • Submit one of the following:
    • Letter of recommendation from a teacher, school official, supervisor or community leader.
    • Letter of recommendation from a Valencia College faculty member (online recommendation form can be completed here).
    Note: Please submit your application to the Seneff Honors College prior to submitting your recommendation. Faliure to do so may result in your recommendation not being matched to your application.

 

** Students who have not completed ENC1101 must meet test score requirements for ENC1101 or must have current enrollment in the highest level Reding and Writing developmental education course to be eligible for the Seneff Honors College. For specifics, see the Valencia catalog.