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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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You only have to complete one set of Honors Application essays—either through the Common Application or via this form.  Both have the same essay prompts.

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Essay 1 (100-150 word max);  The Roger Williams University Honors program uniquely prepares students to be Citizen-Scholars.  We will be carefully selecting students who we believe are the best fit for our program.   Please explain why you are an ideal candidate for the RWU Honors program.

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Essay 2 (250 word max) As a University, we are proud to be named after Roger Williams, a man ahead of his time for his belief in equality, freedom of religion and separation of church and state.  Over the course of his lifetime, he earned many monikers including: rebel, mentor, scholar, visionary and more.   Choosing from the monikers on our Pay Attention to Roger page, what moniker best describes you and why?   In your response, be sure to describe in detail at least one specific example from your life.

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