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Sophomore Honors Award

We hope that you will go above and beyond the minimum requirements during your first two years and earn a Sophomore Honors Award.  These awards recognize outstanding achievement and engagement in the first two years of the Honors Program.  Award winners will be invited to our graduation ceremony and recognized individually.  The awards are suitable to highlight on a resume or CV. 

Sophomore Honors Award for Students Entering Prior to 2017

Sophomore Honors Award requirements for students entering in 2016 and before:

 

  1. Obtain a minimum grade point average of 3.700, with no grade below a "C" in any course.
  2. Complete Honors Core courses in NS, SS, and HU, as well as five additional Honors courses during the first four full terms (fall/winter) at the U-M, including the FYWR (First Year Writing Requirement). All courses counted must be 3-credit. Mini-courses are not counted for this award.
  3. Average 14 credits per term during the first four full terms they are at the University of Michigan.
  4. Apply for the Award after the conclusion of the sophomore year. 

 

 

Read here for students entering in 2017 and later. For this group, we recommend following your progress towards the awards on umich.GradeCraft.com.

The Sophomore Honors Award recognizes students who have:

  1. Earned at least 30 Engagement Points (see your umich.GradeCraft.com account)

  2. Averaged 14 credit hours each full (Fall/Winter) term

  3. Completed an Honors Core class which meets the first-year writing requirement (FYWR)

  4. Completed of a total of three Honors Core courses (inclusive of # 3 above) in at least two different distribution areas (HU, ID, NS, or SS)

       5. Achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.400 with all classes graded or credit/no credit (no elective P/F).

The Sophomore Honors Award with Distinction recognizes students who have:

  1. Earned at least 30 Engagement Points (see your GradeCraft account)

  2. Averaged 14 credit hours each full (Fall/Winter) term

  3. Completed an Honors Core class which meets the first-year writing requirement (FYWR)

  4. Completed of a total of three Honors Core courses (inclusive of # 3 above) in three different distribution areas (HU, ID, NS, and SS)

  5. Achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.700 with all classes graded or Credit/no credit (no elective P/F).

Are you a joint degree student or joint with the RC?

Are you a student joint with the Residential College or another College?  See your Honors Advisor for more information on your award criteria.

Sophomore Honors Award 2019 Recipients

Sophomore Honors Award with Distinction
Eliz Akgun, Lila Alaka, Al-Amin Ali, Ireoluwa Ayoola, Mollie Bakal, Mariana Boully Perez, Paul Brandfonbrener, Jason Brenner, Benjamin Bronkema-Bekker, Katherine Bunnell, Alexander Cepo, Allina Chang, Ahmad Chouman, Adriana Coke, Sabrina Corsetti, Haleigh Cotton, Kirin Cromer, Jean Cutter, Duncan Davidson, Emmaline DeMartini, Alexander Drain, Julia Duffy, Emily Endres, Kyra Fichman, Kyle Finos, Beverly Fu, Sayhaan Goraya, Leah Graham, Erin Grant, Christopher Hafke, Max Hammer, Alice Hill, Ariel Huang, Sarah Jacob, Lawrence Jia, Daniel Kim, Andrew Kohrman, Christina Li, Mariana LoCicero, Aleksandra Luca, Zuzanna Lutrzykowska, Elizabeth Martin, Grace Miller, Eric Payerle, Nicholas Preuth, Henry Raffel, Jon Reid, Estrella Salgado, Shachi Salvi, Mustafa Sami, Anish Saraswat, Jason Semaya, James Shepich, Kate Sherwin, Rafael Skrobola, Nathan Slaven, Benjamin Sliwinski, Julia Stavreva, Fiona Story, Joshua Stotzky, Martin Taxay, Katelyn Thompson, Grace Tremonti, Chloe Turnbow, Neil Vaishampayan, Thomas Vance, Kimiko Varner, Arynne Wegryn-Jones, Matthew Weiner, Grant Weldon, Kevin Winslow, Alexandra Wormley, Eric (Jack) Wroldsen, Madeline Yaw, Rebecca Yi, Eric Zhang, Ziyi Zhang, Gisselle Zuniga

Sophomore Honors Award

Kamryn Abraskin, Leah Adelman, Margaret Boelter, Chris Chen, Sebin Choi, Yeonjeong Chu, Annika Dhawan, Max Ellsworth, Anna Gaffney, Ava Gams, Lauren Goodman, Anna Gottesman, Haley Gritz, Thom Hourani Jr, Simran Jagirdar, Lily Johnston, Davis Kasper, Carson Kenum, Jacqueline Kunesh, Taylor Lansey, Reagan Malcolm, Henry Newman, Clare Oliver-DiPaola, Philip Rapoport, Lucas Reist, Gillian Rubenstein, Connor Sakis, Gabrielle Saul, Spencer Schmid, Janet Vu