Southern Scholars

2019 Scholars Fall RetreatWhat is the Southern Scholars Program?

The Southern Scholars Program is part of the National Collegiate Honors Council, which promotes each student's practice of critical and creative thinking, leadership development, and lifelong learning. The Scholars Program is an enhanced interdisciplinary educational experience for motivated and capable students that emphasizes the integration of spiritual values into the knowledge of nature and society. As a learning environment for a community of academically responsible peers, the Scholars Program offers enriched experiences both in and out of the classroom.


Southern Scholars are:

- intellectually curious
- highly motivated
- spiritually driven
- pursue deeper, richer learning experiences
- care for their community and the world

Benefits of being a Southern Scholar:

- up to $7,500 in scholarship funding
- academic and career mentorship from Scholars faculty
- diverse on-campus and local learning experiences
- travel and professional development opportunities to National and Regional Honors Conferences, Partners in the Parks, and/or Adventist Colleges Abroad.
- guidance for Graduate and Professional School applications