Transfer Partners

Honors Scholars (3.5 GPA and completed 6 honors courses) may qualify for the following transfer privileges. Consult the transfer college or Honors Institute for specific requirements and deadlines.

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California State University, East Bay
blue triangle Admissions Agreement: GUARANTEED ADMISSION for students who meet entrance requirements. Honors Scholars also guaranteed admission to the CSUEB Honors Program.
blue triangle Scholarships/ Financial Aid: Honors Scholar admits will receive a textbook stipend.
blue triangle Other: The CSUEB Honors Program sponsors cultural events which Honors Students are welcome to attend. Additionally, if Honors Students participate in the concurrent enrollment program with CSUEB they may receive honors credit for this work.

California State University, Stanislaus
blue triangle Admission Agreement: CSU Stanislaus will offer five scholarships to entering students who meet our eligibility requirements and have completed four Honors courses in an HTC Honors Program (of which Foothill College is a member) with a grade of B+ or better.
blue triangle Scholarships/ Financial Aid: The scholarship offer is contingent on enrollment in the University Honors Program. We will offer five President's Academic Achievement Awards in the amount of $2000 per year (renewable once) to students who meet these eligibility requirements and submit a completed application for admission to the program by March 2nd. The GPA requirement for this scholarship is 3.5, with a minimum of 45 transferable units (not including AP, CLEP, military, or other non-credit awards). Students must submit a separate scholarship application to the Financial Aid office by March 2nd, and must be a California resident. Scholarship applications can be accessed from the campus website and Honors applications and information about our program are available on the Honors Program website

Chapman University
blue triangle Admission Agreement: GUARANTEED ADMISSION if student is IGETC or CSU certified with 3.3+ GPA.
blue triangle Scholarships/ Financial Aid: Students with 3.3-3.49 GPA guaranteed a $5000 annual scholarship. Students with a 3.5+ GPA guaranteed a $8500 annual scholarship.
blue triangle Other: Chapman has its own honors program; honors transfer students have traditionally been allowed to join as juniors. Chapman has just built a brand new $30 million business school. Other specialties include film, nutrition and physical therapy.

Pacific University
blue triangle Admission Agreement: Honors Scholars are essentially guaranteed admission, since normally anyone with a 2.7 or higher is admitted.
blue triangle Scholarships/Financial Aid: Pacific guarantees Honors Scholars with a 3.5+ an automatically renewable $7500 scholarship in addition to whatever financial aid they qualify for.
blue triangle Other: Pacific University has 6 profession programs which rank nationally: Exercise Science, Physical Therapy, Optometry, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Education and Physician's Assistant. Their undergraduate biological sciences program is also excellent.

Pitzer College
blue triangle Admission Agreement: PRIORITY ADMISSION for Honors Scholars
blue triangle Scholarships/ Financial Aid: Pitzer guarantees to provide 100% of the student's demonstrated financial need.
blue triangle Other: Pitzer has a "New Resources Program" designed specially for transfer students who are 25 years and older. These students are allowed to attend Pitzer part time, yet still receive financial aid. Pitzer promises to cover 100% of the resource student's demonstrated financial need for tuition and personal expenses, but not living expenses for the student's family if he/she has one.

St Mary's College
blue triangle Admission: Honors students who meet the St. Mary's entrance requirements are GUARANTEED ADMISSION.
blue triangle Scholarships: Honors students with a 3.5+ GPA are guaranteed a $6000 annual renewable scholarship above and beyond financial aid.
blue triangle Other Privileges: All LMC Honors Students are eligible to use the St. Mary's library facilities.

San Diego State University
blue triangle Admission: Honors Scholars receive PRIORITY acceptance to the SDSU Honors Program.
blue triangle Other: Students can transfer up to 18 units of their community college honors credits towards SDSU's required 24 units of honors courses. (Honors courses only, not contract units!). Additionally, honors students will receive "Priority early registration".

San Francisco State University
blue triangle Admission: GUARANTEED ADMISSION to qualified applicants.
blue triangle Scholarships/Financial Aid: One $500 scholarship will be awarded to an honors community college transfer student from Northern California each year.
blue triangle Other: SF State has a designated Honors Transfer Liaison who provides personal assistance to honors students in the admission and transfer process.

UC, Irvine: Community College Honors Transfer Program
blue triangle Admission: Honors Scholars have PRIORITY ADMISSION status.
blue triangle Other: Honors Scholars with a 3.5+ GPA will be considered for entrance into the UCI Campuswide Honors Program. They also host a special spring program for honors transfer students. Honors students are guaranteed housing. n UC application under "Transfer Admissions Programs", enter the code for UCI Honors Transfer Program, and under "Release Authorization" check "college counselor"

blue triangle Admission: Honors Scholars are given priority consideration for admission to the College of Letters and Science. International students and applicants for impacted majors are not guaranteed priority admission consideration, but may be admitted to a second major if prerequisites have been met. Guaranteed acceptance to UCLA Honors Program - merit and need-based scholarships.
blue triangle TAP Conference, November -- an organized visit to the campus to prepare students to transfer On UC application under "Transfer Admissions Programs", enter the code for UCLA Transfer Alliance Program, and under "Release Authorization" check "College Counselor" Over the last five years 85-95% of honors applicants have been admitted as compared to only 43% of non-honors transfer applicants. Typically, honors students who were denied either applied in impacted majors such as economics, film, theatre or business, or hadn't completed their major requirements.
blue triangle Scholarships/ Financial Aid: UCLA offers 27 $8000 scholarships if eligible for financial aid, and the $4000 annual Wasserman Scholarships for which only honors transfer students can compete. In 2003, 26 such scholarships were awarded.
blue triangle Other: UCLA hosts special honors orientation days for honors students and maintains very close contact with the Honors directors and counselors about each student's admissions status.

Whitman College (Walla Walla, Washington)
blue triangle Admission: Honors Scholars receive PRIORITY admission status
blue triangle Scholarships: Whitman has a scholarship program exclusive to students in honors programs of the Honors Transfer Council of California. They will annually offer up to 10 achievement scholarships of $8,000 per academic year, for a total of $20,000 for five semesters to admitted Honors Scholars with a 3.5+ GPA.
blue triangle Deadlines: Prospective students must apply to the Office of Admissions by February 1st for consideration of admission and scholarships the following fall semester.

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Foothill College Honors Institute
Bernie Day, Director or
Teresa De La Cruz, Program Assistant

12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022-4599

We are located in 5426.
Call us at: (650) 949-7638

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Online Forms
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Try An Honors App (Word)
Honors Scholars (Word)
Counseling Verification (Word)
UCLA TAP Certification Form Checklist (PDF)
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