Honors Program

Honors Program

Honors students and faculty viewing the Vanka murals in August, 2016

Honors students and faculty viewing the Vanka murals in August, 2016

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The Penn State New Kensington Honors Program is designed for stronger students in all majors. The program seeks applicants with a record of academic achievement and a commitment to scholarship 

Penn State New Kensington Honors students:

  • individually design their first two years of University study
  • work closely with professors and fellow honors students in honors courses and independent study
  • earn honors credits which appear on Penn State transcripts
  • develop stronger communications skills in writing, speaking, presentation, and discussion
  • receive a $3,500 honors scholarship each year