If you are academically gifted, this invitation-only program offers you the challenge and the community with which you can reach your full potential. Explore new avenues of thinking, conduct independent research, and discuss intellectually challenging topics with other gifted students.
More than half of our Nisbet graduates pursue advanced study at graduate schools, including well-known institutions such as Princeton and Cornell. Many of these grads receive excellent financial aid packages, some getting full scholarships and stipends.
Why Join the Nisbet Honors Program at Converse?
As a Nisbet Honors student you can:
- Participate in priority registration
- Conduct independent research with faculty mentors
- Take fascinating, interdisciplinary courses available only to honors students
- Receive funding to study abroad and present your research at regional, national, and international conferences
- Meet socially to discuss intellectually challenging topics
- Receive guidance how to secure funds for summer research
- Participate in a selective honors study abroad program at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, one of the best science universities in western Europe