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Kugelman Honors Program

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The Kugelman Honors Program challenges and supports the highest-achieving and most creative undergraduate students at the University of West Florida.

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Join the Kugelman Honors Program in Fall 2023!

The Kugelman Honors Program is currently accepting UWF applicants for Fall 2023. Go here to get started!

Explore the Benefits

Challenging academic experiences, summer study abroad programs, scholarships, research support, and a vibrant living-learning community are all part of being a student in the Kugelman Honors Program.

Benefits of Honors

Success in Honors

Honors at the collegiate level is a unique and challenging experience.  Learn more about the characteristics that make students successful in the Kugelman Honors Program before making a commitment.

Is Honors Right for Me?

The Honors Experience

Beginning with the first-year sequence, then on to exclusive Honors seminars, and culminating with the Honors Thesis, the Honors curriculum engages students throughout their time as undergraduates.

Program Requirements
Students complete challenge at leadership retreat

Student Leadership

Honors students are challenged to become leaders in Honors and across campus. Learn more about leadership opportunities available through the Kugelman Honors Program, from serving as an Honors Mentor to the various positions offered through the Honors Council.

Leadership Development
Community Garden volunteer

Community Service

Service to one's community is a cornerstone of the Honors experience at UWF. Be it through Honors coursework or in independent service initiatives, Honors student are active and engaged in service both on and off campus.

Community Service
Students in community garden

UWF Community Garden

The UWF Community Garden is an active service project of the Kugelman Honors Program. Dr. Greg Tomso, the Honors Program Director, oversees the garden. Students enrolled in Honors assist in the garden, along with many others from the UWF community.

UWF Community Garden