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Honors Program Application For New/Transfer Students

This Honors Application is for new students only. If you are a current Roger Williams University student interested in applying to the Honors program please use the Current Students form.

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Please respond to essay #1 AND choose one of the questions below as your Reflective Statement.

Essay 1 (Required);  The Roger Williams University Honors Program is a community of scholars.  Please describe your reasons for wanting to join this community and, in particular, a unique contribution you offer.  Please refrain from simply restating our values.  Your essay should be between 500 and 550 words.

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Additionally choose one of the following questions to answer:

Describe a time when you took an intellectual risk.  Explain the circumstances and the thought processes that led you to take that risk.  Reflect on why the risk was worth it (or not) and what you learned about yourself.  Your answer should be between 250 and 300 words.

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Explain what it means to use knowledge to serve others.  Include in your explanation a time when you used your knowledge for the benefit of your community.  Your answer should be between 250 and 300 words.