How to Apply
Applying to the Wilkes Honors College is easy! Students apply to Florida Atlantic University and check the box indicating that they would like to be considered for the Wilkes Honors College in Jupiter. A supplemental application is not required.
1. Apply to Florida Atlantic University
Complete FAU’s online application which can be found at: www.fau.edu/admissions/apply.php Submit your transcripts and test scores directly to FAU as part of your application.
2. Select Honors!
On the FAU application, check the box that indicates you would like to be considered for the Wilkes Honors College in Jupiter (see the image on the right).
3. Submit a Résumé and Academic Paper (optional items)
To strengthen your Honors College application for admission and scholarship consideration, we encourage you to submit a résumé and academic research paper.
Résumé: Include extracurricular activities, community involvement, work experience, honors and awards.
Academic Research Paper: Recent academic paper that shows research and critical thinking. Paper should be typed, at least 500 words, with teacher comments and a grade if available.
E-Mail your résumé and academic paper to the Honors College at email@example.com
Students are admitted to the Honors College on a rolling basis throughout the year and all admitted students receive merit based scholarships.
*Freshmen must be admitted to the Honors College by December 15th in order to apply for Scholars Day and be considered for our top scholarships.
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CURRENT FAU STUDENTS
If you are a current FAU student and would like to apply to the Wilkes Honors College in Jupiter, please complete this brief form.
DECISION NOTIFICATION PROCESS
Applications to the Honors College will be reviewed after students receive an admission decision from Florida Atlantic University. The Honors College notifies students of their admission decision by mail.
WILKES MEDICAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM
A separate application is required for the highly selective Wilkes Medical Scholars program. Detailed information including application instructions and deadlines can be found on the Wilkes Medical Scholars page if you click the button below.
CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE
Incoming freshmen must confirm their intention to enroll at the Honors College by submitting the signed Honors College Admission and Scholarship Acceptance form and paying a $200.00 non-refundable deposit by May 1st Scholarships will not be guaranteed for confirmations received after May 1st. Scholarship awards are not guaranteed for transfer students who confirm after the deadline given them in their acceptance/award letter.
QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT US!
Wilkes Honors College
Office of Admissions
5353 Parkside Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
Florida Atlantic University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
777 Glades Road, SU-80
Boca Raton, FL 33431