Opportunities for highly-motivated students to achieve excellence.
The UNL Honors Program gives undergraduate students who strive for academic excellence an opportunity to explore new knowledge through research, to participate actively in a process of discovery, and appreciate and respect a diversity of opinions. The Honors Program requires an honors thesis.
Graduation with Distinction
In recognition of outstanding academic excellence, the College of Arts and Sciences recommends the bachelor's degree With Distinction, With High Distinction and With Highest Distinction—the latter requiring a thesis.
Recognition and Scholarships
Our program provides scholarships and awards for a variety of criteria, such as academic performance, scholarly and creative projects, and contributions to the program, campus, and Lincoln community.