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Chaminade Scholars Application

Chaminade Scholars Program: Application Process

The University Honors Program welcomes your application to be a Chaminade Scholar. Please read the information below about the application and process.

Submitting an Application

An application consists of the following components:
  1. An on-line Application Submission Form
  2. Responses to the Application Essay Questions (downloadable Word doc).
  3. A written recommendation from a faculty member who was your professor for a three-credit-hour course during you first semester at UD. The professor you select to write your recommendation may submit a recommendation letter or complete the downloadable  Faculty Recommendation Form (Word doc).  The professor will complete and submit the letter or form directly to, Subject: Chaminade Scholar Recommendation. 
To submit your application:
  • All electronic file names should include applicant’s last name and the application year:  Example: LastName_CSApp_2020 
  • Complete the online  application submission form and upload your Application Essay Questions.  
  • Your faculty member should submit the recommendation document directly to the University Honors Program email account at

Applicant Requirements

Be sure to make a note of the following requirements:

  • To apply, a student needs to be a member of the University Honors Program or Honors-eligible.
  • Interviews for the Chaminade Scholars Program will be conducted with program faculty and staff on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Be sure to hold this day in the event that you are selected for an interview.
  • If you are selected to be a Chaminade Scholar, we will enroll you in a mini-course, UDI165: Chaminade Scholar Seminar. Classe meetings TBD. The course will explore topics of community, service and prayer in an effort to more fully understand Christian vocation.
  • If you are selected, you will also be required to attend the Chaminade Scholar Formation Retreat in Spring 2021, date TBD.
  • If you are selected, you will complete the three required Chaminade Scholar courses with your cohort in the designated semester (co-ops and study abroad options should be chosen accordingly): REL 256, SSC 200 and ASI 357.
  • You will be registered for the course, REL 256, Faith Traditions: Prayer, the fall of your sophomore year. A key experiential component of the course is a weekend retreat experience at St. Meinrad Monastery.
  • All Chaminade Scholars are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or above and be a member of the University Honors Program pursuing an Honors Program diploma.




Honors Program

Alumni Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0311