Other Exclusive Scholars Opportunities

Privileges and Opportunities

All Binghamton University Scholars are provided the following privileges and opportunities:

  • The opportunity to earn President's Honors (3.5-4.0 GPA) or All-University Honors (3.25-3.49 GPA)
  • Guaranteed choice of any major in any school or college at Binghamton University (must apply by March 10 of your first year)
  • Early course registration priority every semester
  • $3500 Binghamton University Scholars Award for mentored research, internships, study abroad or advanced professional development at the start of your second year
  • Opportunities to showcase exemplary academic research or other scholarly works nationally or internationally
  • Opportunities to network with the best minds at Binghamton University and beyond.
  • Scholars Gallery - Works of art by our Scholars are prominently displayed
  • Professional mentoring by top University officials, campus leaders, professors, and key staff members
  • Mentoring by Scholars peers
  • Scholars Learning Community in Broome hall of Newing College residential area.
  • Scholars–only courses, with enrollment limits capped at 25 students, feature themes including global and cultural awareness and creative interdisciplinary thinking
  • Guthrie Scholars Premedical Internship - Spend a semester with physicians, administrators, and medical school students at Guthrie - Robert Packer Hospital
  • Priority graduate school admission to all graduate programs at Binghamton University
  • Scholars Lounge - Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere in our lounge just for Scholars with free hot chocolate and coffee
  • Scholars Project Lab - Reserve the lab to practice a presentation or collaborate with fellow students
  • Career and Graduate School Counseling by a Career Counselor dedicated to helping Scholars with employment and/or graduate school planning
  • Leadership opportunities - Scholars can serve on Council, as Scholars Mentors, Scholars Teaching Assistants and Scholars Program Assistants
  • First-Year Induction Banquet and Spring Graduation Reception
  • Social and professional events - We host fun activities from bowling in Binghamton to visiting the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia
  • Invitations to networking and campus events, typically preceded by special receptions with faculty, University leaders, and other students