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"The Honors Program provides the unique experience of small class sizes with motivated students."
-Ebony Alden, Honors student
Hear from other Honors students!
There are many benefits and rewards for students accepted into the Heartland Honors Program.
Benefits While at Heartland:
- Small class sizes
- Priority enrollment for all Honors Program course sections
- Assignment to a dedicated Honors Program Advisor
- Participation in special Honors Program activities
- Opportunities to enhance leadership through community service
- Opportunities to participate in the Honors Council of the Illinois Region
- Phi Theta Kappa memberships awarded to all qualified students during the second semester
- Honors recognition on academic transcript
- Recognition at graduation ceremony
Benefits Beyond Heartland:
- Increased likelihood of full or partial scholarships from transfer institutions
- Competitive advantages in the job market