The Jere W. Morehead Honors College began in 1960 with a handful of classes and about 40 students. We now serve more than 2,500 undergraduates each year—including 559 incoming first-year students for fall 2022. Honors students can choose any degree program at UGA, which has 170-plus majors and academic programs.

The Morehead Honors College is committed to providing the best for our students. Through small class sizes, internship programs, travel-study funding, research opportunities, faculty connections, scholarship support, early registration, and alumni networks, we open doors to the best the university has to offer.

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Upcoming Honors Events

Welcome to the Morehead Honors College! Whether you are a current Honors student, a high schooler or parent looking for more information, or an Honors alum, we have events scheduled just for you.

Our calendar includes upcoming information sessions, external scholarship application deadlines, lunchbox lectures, book discussions, important semester dates, and events for our alumni and friends, among other items.

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