Honors Achievement Award

Honors Achievement Award

Students who have a GPA of at least 3.250 and who have accumulated a minimum of 12 MCCCD credits in courses numbered 100 level or above (Pass/Fail credits excluded) are eligible to apply for the Honors Achievement Award. The deadline for Honors Achievement Award applications is the Friday before classes start each semester (fall/spring).

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Honors Achievement Award Payout Information

Honors Achievement Awards are paid after grades have posted each semester. Students who are accepted will receive an award based on the total number of credits that have been successfully completed. Presidents' Scholarship recipients are not eligible for the Honors Achievement Award.


12 or more $500
9-11 $325
6-8 $244

Requirements to Receive the Honors Achievement Award

  • Complete at least six 100 level or higher, letter grades credits. (Pass/Fail credits excluded.)
  • Complete at least one 3 credit Honors course each semester with a grade of "C" or higher.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.250 (includes all Maricopa Community College credits.)
  • Complete one co-curricular activity each semester.

Honors Program students should not withdraw from courses or alter class schedules without the approval of the Honors Program staff.

All refund, drop-add, and withdrawal policies, dates, and deadlines apply to Honors Program students.