University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

College Honors

College Honors Application

All College Honors Proposals must be submitted electronically. Requirements for submitting your application:

  1. Complete the "Application To Undertake Work for College Honors" form below.
  2. Email your written proposal, following the Guidelines for Honors Research Proposals, to Your full name must be in the subject line.
    Applicants are strongly advised not to send files larger than 3 megabytes. If you have concerns about the size of your proposal submission, please contact the College Honors office at
  3. Ensure that your thesis supervisor completes and submits the Faculty Recommendation Form. You and your thesis supervisor must submit all forms by the deadline.
Application to Undertake Work for College Honors

* Denotes Required Fields

Applicant Information

Your Name (Last, First Middle) *

In which month do you intend to graduate?

In what year?

Your Email ( *


UVM Address

Permanent Address






Arts and Sciences Co-Thesis Supervisor Information (if student's thesis supervisor is outside of Arts and Sciences)

Does your work involve human subjects?

Does your work involve vertebrate animals?*

Does your work involve biological samples?*

Does your work involve recombinant DNA?*

If yes to any of the above, please continue reading. If no, then skip to the bottom and submit this form.\

By checking this box, I am certifying that I understand the following:

  • My proposal must mention that my research involves human subjects, vertebrate animals, biological samples, or recombinant DNA.
  • I must obtain certification from one or several of the research review Committees (IRB/IACUC/IBC) by contacting the Research Protections Office  (656-5040) before I begin my research.
  • The CAS Honors Committee will only approve my proposal pending Committee (IRB/IACUC/IBC) certification.
  • The Honors Committee must receive a copy of the research review Committee certification before data collection can begin.

Please see our Advice Regarding Honors Student Research page for advice regarding research as well as links to more information regarding the Institutional Review Board.


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