The Honors Experience is a three-tiered program designed by Lake Land College to provide honors students with an excellent academic experience. While it is not required to participate in all three tiers, it is recommended.
Lake Land College is pleased to guarantee a Presidential Scholarship to all eligible in-district high school graduates who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for up to two years.
Students who meet one of the following criteria are eligible for the Presidential Scholarship:
Qualifying students must also:
Students who meet the eligibility criteria should:
Presidential Scholars must fulfill certain requirements to remain eligible to continue to receive the award including:
The following documents provide comprehensive answers to common questions regarding the Presidential Scholarship:
The Lake Land College Honors Program provides outstanding college students with honors-level coursework, honors independent studies, and other enriched learning opportunities. These opportunities allow students to address important topics, engage in critical thinking, and learn cutting-edge techniques in their fields. Students who complete the honors program are recognized at the commencement ceremony and earn honors designations on their transcripts.
The Honors Program has many advantages including attending class with other academically talented students. In addition to enriched learning opportunities, the Honors Program students:
To be accepted in the program, students must meet the criteria for entering freshmen or current Lake Land College students.
Eligible students are encouraged to download and submit an application. In addition to completing the application, students must submit the following:
Download Honors Program Application for Entering Freshmen
Download Honors Program Application for Current & Transfer Students
The Honors Program accepts applications all year round. However, students are encouraged to apply as soon as they apply to the College itself. Applicants will be notified within two weeks of submission of application regarding their status in the Honors Program.
Honors students must complete the program requirements in order to graduate as an Honors student. Those requirements are:
Students whose cumulative GPA fall below a 3.25 will be placed on probation and will have one semester to raise their GPA to the minimum requirement. Students who do not meet these requirements will be removed from the Honors Program.
The following document provides comprehensive answers to common questions regarding the Lake Land College Honors Program:
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an international honorary society for the two-year college that concentrates on scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship.
In addition to being part of a nationally recognized professional honors collegiate organization that looks exceptional on resumes, PTK members:
Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to join Phi Theta Kappa:
Lake Land College students are invited to join PTK after completing 12 semester hours if they are degree seeking and have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher. Once invited to join, eligible students will need to:
PTK members must complete the program continuations requirements in order to remain active and graduate as a PTK student. Those requirements are: