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Honor Scholar Program

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Florida SouthWestern State College's Honors Scholar Program offers students an enriched and challenging educational experience that extends learning beyond the classroom. We strive to cultivate academic excellence, skillful leadership, and commitment to social responsibility. As a rigorous, transdisciplinary program, we inspire students to seek out transformative experiences and participate in the world in new ways.

Are you curious about what it’s like being an #FSWStudent in the Honor Scholar Program? Hear recent graduate Megan Frisina discuss her honors program experience. Applications are due by July 1st every year, regardless of the day on which that date falls. You can expect to hear back from the program coordinator regarding your admission status by mid-July.

Some of the benefits include:

  • Financial support for study abroad and study away experiences.
  • Funding and academic guidance to attend state, regional, and national conferences.
  • Directed individual research classes that allow students to have creative control over their curriculum.
  • Smaller class sizes which facilitates personalized instruction from our most talented faculty
  • Funding and academic guidance to support creative and academic research initiatives.
  • Automatic admission into both FGCU’s and USF’s Honors Colleges if you complete the certificate with a 3.5 overall GPA

Applications are due by July 1st every year, regardless of the day on which that date falls. You can expect to hear back from the program coordinator regarding your admission status by mid-July.






Contact Information

Dr. Wendy Chase, Program Coordinator
(239) 489-9470

Office: L-101 (Lee Campus)
Florida SouthWestern State College
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, Florida 33919

Tori Frisina, Staff Assistant
239-433-6993

Dr. Brandi George, Professor of English
(239) 489-9071

Office: H-102 (Lee Campus)
Florida SouthWestern State College
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, Florida 33919

Dr. Michael Sauer, Professor of Natural Science
(239) 489-9439

Office: Lee H-104 (Lee Campus)
Florida SouthWestern State College
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, Florida 33919