Benefits of the Honors Program

The Honors Program at East Texas Baptist University seeks to provide students with unique opportunities to create learning environments where discussions expand beyond the boundaries of the typical classroom.

In addition to distinctive classroom experiences, student-scholars also receive the following benefits:


  • Curriculum that complements and enriches General Education and major coursework
  • Classroom environment that promotes community among students and professors
  • Meaningful discussion that extends beyond the classroom


  • $1,000 scholarships for first and second-year students (12 newly awarded each year)
  • $1,500 stipends for third and fourth-year students engaged in an honors project


  • BOTSGTAB (Beginning of the Semester Get-Together and Bash) at the Director's house
  • Retreats and out-of-town trips
  • Visits to cultural attractions and community sites
  • Twice-monthly book groups
  • Weekly coffee hours
  • Movie nights