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Apply to the Honors Program

Application requires:

  • Formal application
  • 2-5 page writing sample
  • Letter of recommendation from a Fisk University instructor
  • A current Fisk University transcript (student copy acceptable)
  • A current resume
  • A 2-3 page personal statement indicating applicant’s desires to join the W.E.B. Du Bois General University Honors program, what skills applicant brings, and how the program would benefit applicant
  • 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • At least one semester matriculation at Fisk University
  • An interview with members of the Honors Committee

Applications are accepted September 30 and January 30 of each semester. Submit application to:

Dr. Lean’tin Bracks
Interim Director
W.E.B. DuBois General University Honors Program
Associate Professor of English and Chairperson
Department of Arts and Languages
Office: 615.329.8533
Email:

Download the Honors Program application