Americas Scholars and Dean's Honor Society Application


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Application Deadline: Friday May 24, 2019

Gallatin created the Americas Scholars and the Dean’s Honor Society to recognize exceptional students and provide them opportunities to meet and learn outside the classroom. Students in these groups explore particular themes during bi-weekly meetings with faculty throughout the academic year and also travel as groups once a year (for the 2019-20 academic year, groups will travel during Winter or Spring Break). After traveling, group members prepare projects based on their explorations, which they share with the Gallatin community.

Students must be invited to apply. Invited students are rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.70 in the Spring semester. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 (without rounding up) and must have also completed at least 32 credits at the end of the Spring semester of application. The Selections Committee will review your transcript shortly after the application deadline to ascertain that you have met these requirements.

This online application cannot be saved in-progress. It is therefore recommended that you type and save your responses in a document on your computer before completing this form.


Letter of Recommendation

Upon submission of this application, your recommender will receive an email with details on how to fill out the Gallatin Award Recommendation Form. This form must be submitted by Tuesday May 28, 2019  from someone with whom you have worked closely who can attest to your scholarly achievements and capacity for leadership. This person could be your adviser, professor, or the supervisor of a civic engagement project or other activity. Please ask your recommender to include information on the nature of the organization or activity and a contact phone number.

Please note that all recommendations must be submitted through the Gallatin Award Recommendation form. No emailed recommendations will be accepted.