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Leigh Hitchcock
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We're delighted that you're interested in joining Belmont Global Honors! While there is no exact formula that guarantees an invitation to join Belmont Global Honors, the Admissions Committee invites all freshmen applicants with a GPA of 3.5 or higher to apply to Belmont Global Honors.

Admission to Belmont Global Honors is reviewed holistically, considering factors such as high school GPA, curriculum taken within the context of what is offered at the student's high school, essay, resume of activities, and the brief statement outline below that you are asked to submit when you apply to Belmont Global Honors. If a student chooses to apply to Belmont with test scores, those will be considered by Belmont Global Honors as well. Learn more about Belmont's test optional policies.

Belmont Global Honors is designed to be a four year experience beginning in the first semester of a student’s freshman year at Belmont.  Transfer students who are interested in Belmont Global Honors should contact our office for more information on admissions pathways.

How to Apply

  1. Apply to Belmont Global Honors by first applying to Belmont through the Belmont Application or Common Application.
  2. Select the option indicating you would like to apply to Belmont Global Honors. You will then be asked to submit one of the following as part of your application:

    • Submit a brief statement of no more than 500 words illustrating something you’ve already done or made that demonstrates your engagement in the Honors values. OR
    • Explain in no more than 500 words how the Honors values are important to your future.
  3. Watch for communication regarding your application.  Decisions will be communicated on a rolling basis with all decisions communicated by early February.

  4. Reserve your seat in Belmont Global Honors using the QR Code on your acceptance letter.  You do not have to pay an enrollment deposit to reserve your seat.


December 1 is the deadline to be considered for Belmont Global Honors as well as Belmont’s most competitive merit scholarship programs. Submit your COMPLETED application to Belmont University by the December 1 priority deadline to be considered for Belmont Global Honors. Please contact your admissions counselor for questions regarding merit scholarships.

May 1 is the deadline to accept your seat in Belmont Global Honors.