Benefits & Opportunities
The Honors College Community
Honors-in-Discipline Scholars (HID) enjoy many benefits of being an honors student at ETSU
The Honors-in-Discipline Scholars program at ETSU offers
a specially designed, in-depth, hands-on honors curriculum
in each discipline. Providing scholars with a focused
experience in area of interest along with undergraduate
research opportunities taught by seasoned faculty.
Opportunity for participation in undergraduate research and
creative activity in their field, including completion of the
year-long Senior Honors Thesis project. Scholars also have
special opportunities to receive funding to present their
research at academic conferences.
The Honors College offers two different types of scholarships
(in-state and out-of-state) to Honors-in-Discipline students
on a competitive basis. Admission to an HID program does
not include awarding of a scholarship. Scholarships are
awarded to eligible students for both fall and spring
semesters as they become available.
An Honors-in-Discipline Coordinator is assigned to scholars
for each program. Scholars will also receive individual advising
with the HID program director through the Honors College,
helping to make sure students are on track to meet goals
and graduate on time.
Honors students are permitted to register for courses early,
which ensures an opportunity to register for desired courses
that best fit with their schedule.
24/7 access to an HID computer lab, free printing, study
room, and classroom on the second floor of Yoakley Hall.
The HID director's office is also located on the second floor.
Honors-in-Discipline Scholars have the opportunity to serve on
the Honors College Student Council and other Honors College
ad hoc committees in order to have input to the Honors
experience at ETSU.
Social Events and Activities
A small community of high-achieving students in a variety
of honors programs, the Honors College regularly hosts
co-curricular and social events for members of the