Honors Weekend

Honors Weekend Event Details

At Honors Weekend, high school students will have the opportunity to hear from current ACU students and interview with staff, faculty, and administration to earn additional scholarship money to Arizona Christian University. Schedule goes as follows:

Friday, February 16
6:45 p.m. – Check-In
7:00-8:30 p.m. – Dessert Reception
8:30 p.m. – Bonfire and games

Saturday, February 17
7:30 a.m. – Breakfast
8:30-10:30 a.m. – Interviews


≫ President’s Scholarship

Up to four full tuition, four-year renewable scholarships

  • First-time freshmen, graduate of the class of 2018
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.85 (un-weighted)
  • ACT composite score of 30 or SAT combined math and verbal score of 1340
  • Application and interview required
  • Renewal: 3.7 GPA or higher

≫ Honors Scholarship

Minimum of $1,000 per eligible applicant

  • Must be eligible for Provost Academic Excellence Award or a Dean’s Scholar Award (ask your admissions counselor to learn if you are eligible)
  • Application and interview required
  • Must attend Honors Weekend (February 16-17, 2018)
  • Renewal: 3.5 GPA or higher
  • May be combined with other scholarships

Questions? Contact ACU Admissions

602-489-5300 / [email protected]


President’s and Honor’s Scholarship Application

  • Personal Information

  • References

  • Essay

    Please submit a 500 word essay based on the following guidelines:
    ACU's vision statement is "Arizona Christian University exists to educate and equip followers of Christ to transform culture with truth." As followers of Christ, we're called to be salt and light in the world (Matthew 5:13-16). In other words, a natural result of our relationship with Christ is to have an impact on the world around us. Please respond to ACU's vision incorporating the following themes:
    In what ways does ACU's vision to prepare students to transform culture with truth coincide with your own vision for your future?
    ACU believes all Christians are called to be a light for Christ, regardless to the profession God calls them. With this in mind, how will ACU's biblically-integrated education prepare you for your career?
    Discuss a time in which you had an effect on the culture around you and were called to stand up for Christ, even if those around you were going a different direction?

  • Deadlines and Interview Dates

    Application deadline: February 9, 2018
    Applicant must RSVP with his or her admissions counselor for an interview during Honors Weekend. All applicants are required to attend Honors Weekend (February 16-17, 2018) on campus in order to be eligible for the Honors Scholarship.

  • Signature

    Please sign and date your application and submit by Feb. 9, 2018.