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The Penn State New Kensington Honors Program is designed for stronger students in all majors. The program seeks applicants with a record of academic achievement and a commitment to scholarship 

Honors students and faculty viewing the Vanka murals in August, 2016

The Penn State New Kensington Honors Program is designed for stronger students in all majors. The program seeks applicants with a record of academic achievement and a commitment to scholarship.

Penn State New Kensington Honors students:

  • individually design their first two years of University study
  • work closely with professors and fellow honors students in honors courses and independent study
  • earn honors credits which appear on Penn State transcripts
  • develop stronger communications skills in writing, speaking, presentation, and discussion
  • receive a $3,500 honors scholarship each year