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2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Deans Scholar Certificate


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Selection criteria:

  • All students who enter Purdue University College of Agriculture as recipients of the Board of Trustees Scholarship are encouraged to apply to the Dean’s Scholars Program as are others fulfilling the following criteria:
    • 3.8/4.0 High School GPA and 1800 SAT/ACT 27 and above
      OR
    • Valedictorian of high school
  • First semester students will be asked to accept a Dean’s Scholar status by May 15, 2015 and must accept the invitation prior to fall semester.
  • Second semester freshmen, sophomores, and transfer students with 60 credits remaining at Purdue may apply if they have a GPA equal to or greater than 3.5. A written essay stating why the student is interested in being a Dean’s Scholar is part of the formal application process. Review of applications will be administered by the Office of Academic Programs and the Departmental Honors Coordinator from the department in which the student is enrolled.

Requirements if you were admitted for the Fall 2014 semester:

  • AGR 10100  H01 for .5 credit
  • 12 honors credits of course work by graduation
  • Take 15 hours per semester
  • Maintain a 3.25 cummulative GPA
  • Develop a Dean’s Scholars Profile by the end of their first semester
  • Participate in a research project or scholarly work
  • Participate in at least 8 Dean’s Scholars events
  • Participate in a poster symposium

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