About the Glynn Family Honors Program

Admission and Financial Aid

Each year, the University of Notre Dame welcomes 2,000 students from an applicant pool of over 14,000. Among the highest-achieving in the country, admitted Notre Dame students are bright, hard-working, and active in school and local communities.

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From this accomplished group, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Glynn Family Honors Program select 100 Glynn Scholars, the first class of which will enter Notre Dame in August, 2007.

Profile of a Glynn Scholar

  • Class Rank: Top 1-2 % of high school class
  • SAT range (Math and Critical Reading): 1500-1600
  • ACT range (Combined): 34-36

"Numbers” alone do not qualify students to be designated a Glynn Scholar. Glynn Scholars also demonstrate extraordinary intellectual accomplishment and talent for doing challenging work in both the humanities and sciences.

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The Glynn Family Honors Program is one of many opportunities available to Notre Dame students, who are among the most talented groups of undergraduates in the country! Virtually every department in the College of Arts and Letters offers an honors track, in which students complete a capstone research project. Students in both the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Science may also choose to apply for a wide variety of grants to support their research.

Applying to be a Glynn Scholar

The first step to being named a Glynn Scholar is to apply to Notre Dame. Eligible students are selected by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Directors of the Honors Program.

Potential Glynn Scholars are invited to apply soon after they receive an offer of admission to Notre Dame. In order to apply , they must complete a short essay indicating their interest in the Program.

Glynn Scholars and Financial Aid

Glynn Scholars receive the same access to financial aid as other Notre Dame students. In addition, they are eligible to receive at least one year of funding for summer research.

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