William Penn Honors Program

William Penn Honors Fellowship Day

Fellowship Awards range from $14,000 to $22,000*

   December 5-6, 2019 

The William Penn Honors Program provides the premier academic scholarships at George Fox University. Scholarships range from $14,000 to $22,000.

  • The majority of scholarship money is awarded to students who annually apply by Nov. 1.
  • Early applicants also qualify to be considered for an invitation to the William Penn Fellowship Day .

The William Penn Honors Fellowship Day provides an opportunity to interview for admission to the William Penn Honors Program and to compete for the William Penn Honors Fellowship. This on-campus experience also affords students an up-close look at our university's great books program.

Only those students who apply to George Fox University and the William Penn Honors Program by the early application deadline of Nov. 1 will be considered for an invitation to the William Penn Honors Fellowship Day. The William Penn Honors Fellowship awards are the premier academic scholarships offered at George Fox University.

* Please note these fellowship awards replace the merit scholarship and other Scholarship Competition awards. Students interested in music, theatre or debate can still apply for our Artistic Achievement and Participation Awards.

Scholarship Program

Sample Schedule (subject to change)


4:30-5:15 p.m.:  Check-in in Stevens Center
5:30-6:15 p.m.:  Welcome Session in Wood-Mar Auditorium
6:30-7:30 p.m.:  Dinner for Students in Canyon Commons Cafeteria
6:30-7:15 p.m.:  Parent/Guest Presidential Reception in Stevens Center 
7:30-9:00 p.m.:  Student Activities in Pennington House 


7:45 - 8:20 a.m.:   Check-in (for people arriving on Friday) in Stevens Center 
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.: Flash Seminars and Interviews
10:00 -11:00 a.m.: Financial Aid Session
11:00 – Noon:        Financial Aid Session
10:30 – Noon:        Flash Seminars and Interviews
Noon – 1:30 p.m.:  Fellowship Day Luncheon (a programmed event for students and guests)
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.:    Flash Seminars and Interviews 
3:00 -3:30 p.m.:     Closing Session  

*Participants will do one flash seminar and one half-hour group interview.