Benefits

Honors Award

All members of the Honors Program will receive a $1000 tuition scholarship. This scholarship will be applied directly to the student's tuition bill, half in the fall and half in the spring. 

Study Abroad Scholarships and Programs

Honors Global Scholars

The Honors Global Scholars program is a training program that spans the sophomore year and culminates with two students being chosen to receive a $10,000 scholarship for a semester or year-long study abroad program. All students who participate in the program can benefit from the writing skills, personal statement, and interviewing preparedness offered in this course.

The D'Angelo Scholarship

The Dolores Amidon D’Angelo Scholarship is a scholarship for Honors students who want to study abroad. This scholarship goes toward semester courses, summer courses, and Simmons travel courses. Students apply for the D’Angelo Scholarship through the study abroad scholarship application.

Leadership Opportunities

Honors Liaison

The Honors Liaison, comprised of students in all four undergraduate classes, organizes social activities throughout the year. The liaison is a student-led organization that focuses on representing Honors students within the Simmons and Boston communities.

Joining the Honors Liaison gives students an opportunity to meet other students who are driven by a passion for learning new things and the desire to organize exciting events.

If you are interested in learning more about the liaison, please email honors-liaison@simmons.edu.

Leadership Meet and Greets

Leaders in the Simmons community have intimate sessions with Honors students to inspire, guide, and share their experiences on empowerment and leadership. Guests have included Assistant V.P. for Diversity and Inclusion Lisa Smith-McQueenie and Provost Katie Conboy.

Peer-to-Peer Mentors

The Peer-to-Peer (P2P) mentoring program is a paid leadership opportunity for sophomores in the Honors Program. Students will build important communication and leadership skills while gaining visibility at Simmons and fostering a sense of community within the program. 

Mentoring Program

All first year Honors students are assigned a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Mentor. Mentors provide students with an outlook on dorm life, living in Boston, the Simmons community, classes, surviving freshman year, etc. They will also be able to answer any questions that students have during the summer before they get to the college.

Honors Suite

All Honors students have access to the Honors Suite, located in Beatley Library. The Honors Suite has a dedicated work space perfect for quiet study as well as a comfortable lounge for group meetings, socialization, and activities planning. Coffee and tea are available as well as office supplies and a lending library.