Support excellence in all disciplines
The NAU Honors College exemplifies inclusive excellence by challenging students from across Arizona and the region to be engaged citizens and stewards of our local and global community. From participating in the Grand Canyon Semester to designing their unique Honors Capstone projects, NAU Honors College students pursue an individualized education designed to make a difference. Learn more about the NAU Honors College!
Honors College Initiatives
Honors Dean Match
Kevin Gustafson, Dean of the Honors College, will match all gifts up to $1,500 to support the Honors College Fund for Innovation. This fund supports some of the most important work of the College, including student research and conference travel, faculty development, guest speakers and artists, academic and professional workshops, and programming. The Honors College Fund for Innovation supports the kind of creative courses and high-impact practices that change student lives.
Honors Native American Summer Research Program
Open to NAU Native American and Indigenous undergraduates from all disciplines, the Honors Native American Summer Research Program (HNASRP) provides tuition and fess, housing and meal plan, peer mentoring, and academic programming for students while they pursue supervised research under a faculty mentor. Learn more about this program on the NISF webpage.
Investing in tomorrow's leaders - Honors Capstone match
The McKeirnan family will match all gifts to the Honors Capstone up to $500. The Honors Capstone Grants allow students to gain the knowledge and skills applicable to their academic, personal, and professional success. The Honors Capstone is a life-changing part of the Honors curriculum.