To apply to the Neuroscience Honors Program, students must complete NEUR Honors Program Application Form and submit the application to the NEUR honors director, Dr. Nikolas Francis, at neurhonors [at] umd.edu

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be in the Neuroscience Major
  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 3.25
  • Must have completed NEUR200: Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Students can apply as early as sophomore year, and no later than their fifth semester. 
    • Students must be able to complete these 3 consecutive semesters in the order listed below to remain in the honors program:
      1. Thesis proposal semester
      2. Thesis research semester
      3. Thesis defense semester
  • Must obtain a PI’s sponsorship willing to advise honors thesis research before admission to the program (an on-campus co-mentor is required for off-campus research)
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