If you love learning, are academically motivated, and if you desire to use your gifts to honor God, then consider joining the JBU Honors Scholars Program. The program is open to students which qualify by approved application and are enrolled at JBU.


Honors is not limited to any one major.

Open to all students which qualify by approved application enrolled at John Brown University.

Interested in academic learning? Want to discuss subjects more in depth?

Our Mission

The JBU Honors Scholars Program serves academically motivated students, stimulating and challenging them to:
   become Christian scholars
   serve as effective members of God's kingdom
   enrich the JBU academic environment

Honors Center
Honors Center

Complete with living/study area, kitchen, laundry and out door grill for your use

  Small, Interactive Classes

Small Classes

Learn through interactive discussions in and out of the classroom

  Opportunities to Lead and Mentor


Become a key part of the JBU community through leadership and mentoring

Experiential Colloquia


Take road trips to historical sites throughout the US

  Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities

Take on an independent project

  Present at Regional & National Conferences

Present at Conferences

Present original research at regional and national conferences

Team-Taught Integrated Courses

Team-Taught Integrated Courses

Two-semester class limited to twenty-five students

  Scholars' Semester at Oxford

Scholars' Semester at Oxford

Study in England and travel Europe!


Serving Others

Serve Others

Join an outreach program or create your own

Co-Teach with a Faculty Member


Teach a lower-division class with a professor