The Morehead Honors College is home to 2,800 undergraduate students at the University of Georgia. The Honors College provides small course sections, support for undergraduate research for all UGA students, and student service to the campus and community.

First-year profile

For the 2023-2024 first-year class, we had 550 incoming students with an average GPA of 4.3, an average SAT of 1506, and an average ACT of 34.

Honors funding

Each year, we provide more than $3 million in scholarship support through the Foundation Fellowship, CURO Honors Scholarship, and Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities. We fund 19 internships in Washington, D.C.; New York; and Savannah and support 60-plus students through our Honors International Scholars Program.

Internationally competitive scholarships

During the 2022-2023 school year, UGA students—especially Honors students—were again successful with regard to internationally competitive major scholarships. We had one Rhodes Scholar, two Marshall Scholars, one Schwarzman Scholar, one Voyager Scholar, one Quad Fellow, two Goldwater Scholars, five Boren Scholars, NSF Graduate Research Fellows, and Fulbright Scholars.

In the last thirty years, UGA has been one of the top three producers of Rhodes Scholars among public institutions.

Over the years…

Over the years, UGA has had:

  • 28 Rhodes Scholars
  • 2 Churchill Scholars
  • 9 Gates Cambridge Scholars
  • 9 Marshall Scholars
  • 3 Mitchell Scholars
  • 8 Schwarzman Scholars
  • 22 Truman Scholars
  • 3 Knight-Hennessy Scholars
  • 2 Voyager Scholars
  • 1 Quad Fellow
  • 5 Pickering Fellows
  • 5 Rangel Fellows
  • 3 Payne Fellows
  • 2 Beinecke Scholars
  • 67 Goldwater Scholars
  • 25 Udall Scholars
  • 1 LAF Ignite Scholar
  • 4 Carnegie Junior Research Fellows
  • 248 Fulbright U.S. Student acceptances (since 1950)

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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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Morehead Honors College
115 Moore Hall
Athens, GA 30602