Looking for a unique scholarly experience? Hoping to be involved with university research before Graduate School? Our Scholar’s Electives program is designed for high-achieving, self-directed students interested in pursuing an interdisciplinary academic experience. As a Scholar’s Electives student, you have the ability to enroll in an Honors degree program in Arts and Humanities, Science, Social Science (excluding the Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS)), Health Sciences, Media Information and Technoculture (MIT), Kinesiology or Medical Sciences and pursue the Scholar’s Electives module. Additionally, being a Scholar’s Electives student gives you the ability to tailor your personal academic goals, bringing together various disciplines to create a module theme such as multiculturalism or bioethics. You’ll also experience a close connection with the other 50-75 Scholar’s Electives students.
The Scholar’s Electives courses begin in first year and continue until graduation. You’ll have the opportunity to develop and conduct research with your faculty mentor starting in first year. In second and third year you have the option of studying with other Scholar’s Electives students in a seminar course taught by award winning faculty members or conducting further research with your faculty mentor. The fourth year course gives you the opportunity to present your research to the broader university community. To be a Scholar’s Electives student, you must have a final high school admission average of 90 percent or higher. We will be looking for extracurricular activities and community contributions as well as high grades. Look for the button where you can indicate Scholar’s Electives on the online Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) application. You must also submit a supplementary application form to the Scholar’s Electives program by March 1st, 2013.
The application is available to download from the Scholar’s Electives Prospective Student website.
View our program brochure [PDF, 0.5MB] for more information about the Scholar's Electives!