The Edwin P. McCabe Honors Program

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The Edwin P. McCabe Honors Program

About The Program

The Edwin P. McCabe Honors Program offers many opportunities from presentations by world renowned scholars to international travels to Wales and Africa. With the support and guidance of administrators and fellow peers of Langston University's McCabe Honors Program, you will be challenged and prepared for future success. Scholars must take 50 hours of honors courses designed to develop communication skills, analytical thinking, creativity and leadership. Additional requirements include:

  • Maintaining a high level of scholarship
  • Performing community service
  • Interacting with outstanding speakers and scholars
  • Completing an honors thesis

The Edwin P. McCabe Honors Program awards premier scholarships for incoming freshmen: McCabe and Regents Scholarships. Scholarship recipients are guaranteed membership in the McCabe Honors Program and enrollment in general education honors courses.

McCabe Scholarship Criteria/Requirements

McCabe Scholarships Requirements The McCabe Scholarships are awarded to first-time freshmen. Scholarships are continued for eight semesters (or ten semesters for certified double majors and education majors) if the McCabe scholarship recipients (Scholars) meet all criteria established. The McCabe scholarship does not pay for summer sessions. The McCabe Scholarship covers the costs of tuition and fees up to 18 credit hours and room and board (designated campus housing only). Must meet ALL of the following:

  • Applicant is a United States citizen.
  • Applicant has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50 for high school and college (concurrent/dual enrollment) courses
  • Applicant has a minimum ACT score of 22 or SAT score of 1530.
  • Participation in extracurricular activities and community service.
  • Applicant is a first-time entering freshman who has not attended any college after graduation from high school. However, it is acceptable if the student was an “early entry” student while still in high school

Regents' Scholarship Criteria/Requirements

The Regents’ Scholarship is awarded to first-time freshmen. Scholarships are continued for eight semesters (or ten semesters for certified double majors and education majors) if the Regents’ scholarship recipients (Scholars) meet all criteria established. The Regents’ scholarship does not pay for summer sessions. The Regents’ Scholarship covers the costs of room and board in campus housing only.Must meet ALL of the following:

  • Applicant is a United States citizen.
  • Applicant has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.30 for high school and college (concurrent/dual enrollment) courses
  • Application participates in extracurricular activities and community service
  • Applicant is a first-time entering freshman who has not attended any college after graduation from high school. However, it is acceptable if the student was an “early entry” student while still in high school

Scholars’ Club

All scholars must participate in the LU Scholars’ Club and pay annual dues. Scholars are required to participate in all Scholars’ Club activities unless an excused absence is approved by the Director. Required activities will be provided to students via intra-campus mail and via Club minutes, flyers and other forms of communication. Election of officers is held each April for President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Officers serve for one year.

Alpha Chi, Oklahoma Delta Chapter at Langston University

Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society that admits students from all academic disciplines. Since 1922, its purpose has been to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and to honor those who achieve such distinction. Membership is limited to the top 10 percent of an institution’s juniors, seniors and graduate students. Invitation to membership comes only through an institutional chapter. The Oklahoma Delta Chapter of Alpha Chi at Langston University is pleased with the outstanding accomplishments of its members.