Chaminade Scholars Application

Chaminade Scholars Program: Application Process

The University Honors Program welcomes your application to be a Chaminade Scholar. Please read the detailed information below about the application and process. 

Applications for 2019 will open NovEMBER 9, 2018 and are due January 16, 2019 at 9:00 am. 

Submitting an Application

An application consists of the following five components:
  1. An on-line Application Submission Form
  2. A completed and signed Cover Sheet (downloadable Word doc).
  3. Responses to the Application Essay Questions (downloadable Word doc).
  4. A paper that you wrote for a UD class during the first semester. This should be a paper that you consider to be your best work.
  5. A written recommendation from a faculty member who was your professor for a three-credit-hour course during you first semester at UD; the professor you select to write your recommendation must fill out the downloadable Word doc Recommendation Form, complete it and submit directly to chaminadescholars@udayton.edu, Subject: Chaminade Scholar Recommendation. 

Saving a Word Document as a PDF

MS Office: https://support.office.com/en-au/article/Save-as-PDF-d85416c5-7d77-4fd6-a216-6f4bf7c7c110

Mac: http://osxdaily.com/2010/05/21/how-to-print-to-pdf-in-mac-os/

To submit your application:
  • All electronic file names should include applicant’s last name and the application year:
  • Example: Smith_Cover_2018 / Smith_EssayQuestions_2018 / Smith_UDPaper_2018 / Smith_Recommendation_2018
  • Compile one PDF file from the cover sheet, essay responses and an academic paper from the fall semester (see below for instructions if needed).
  • Complete the online application submission form and upload your PDF.
  • Your faculty member should submit the recommendation document directly to the University Honors Program email account at chaminadescholars@udayton.edu.

Printable application instructions can be downloaded here (Word doc).

 

Applicant Requirements

Be sure to make a note of the following requirements:

  • All Chaminade Scholars are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or above and be a member of the University Honors Program pursuing an Honors Program diploma, or be Honors-eligible.
  • Interviews for the Chaminade Scholars Program will be conducted with program faculty and staff on a Saturday in February. Be sure to hold this day in the event that you are selected for an interview.
  • If you are selected to be a Chaminade Scholar, we will enroll you in a mini-course, UDI165: Chaminade Scholar Seminar. Classes will meet during the Spring semester from 1:30 to 3:00 pm on three Sundays in February through April. The course will explore topics of community, service and prayer in an effort to more fully understand Christian vocation.
  • If you are selected, you will also be required to attend the Chaminade Scholar Formation Retreat.
  • If you are selected, you will complete the three required Chaminade Scholar courses with your cohort in the designated semester (co-ops and study abroad options should be chosen accordingly): REL 256, SSC 200 and ASI 357.
  • You will register for the course, REL 256, Faith Traditions: Prayer, the fall of your sophomore year. A key experiential component of the course is a weekend retreat experience at St. Meinrad Monastery.

Electronic Signature: By typing you name at the specified signature line on each application form, you certify that the application materials are your own work.



Questions?

Email  chaminadescholars@udayton.edu.

CONTACT

Honors Program

Alumni Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0331
937.229.4615
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