- The Honors Program is a four-year program designed to challenge intellectually ambitious and highly motivated students in all disciplines to explore relationships among academic study, religious faith, meaningful vocation and service.
- C. Henry Smith Scholars: Up to 15 juniors and seniors, with GPAs of 3.3 or above, are chosen for this fellowship. Members may be used in course planning, teaching and/or special tutoring.
- Departmental honors: Awarded to graduates meeting requirements following an independent study in his/her major.
- Pi Delta Society: Membership in this honorary scholastic society is by vote of the faculty from among those seniors who, at graduation, have a high cumulative GPA..
- Dean's list, published at the end of each semester, includes names of all students of at least half-time status, earning a GPA no lower than 3.6.
- Academic awards are given to graduates named as best scholar in each major. In addition, special awards are presented to the international student and student-athlete with "highest scholastic record," and to individuals who excel in oratory, business, music, visual art and education.
Funds are available for student research or vocational exploration. >>> more about discernment grant opportunities
Students are invited to deliver a speech that applies Christian principles of peacemaking
to contemporary issues.
>>> more about the C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest
Career & Vocation
The Center for Career and Vocation is open Monday-Friday to offer guidance in selecting a major, finding an internship or in preparing for life after Bluffton.