Why Choose Rio Salado Honors?


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Why Choose Rio Salado Honors?

Rio Salado College Honors Your Achievements

The Honors Program offers a variety of scholarships to reward students who maintain a GPA at or above 3.25. Part-time, full-time, traditional, non-traditional, dual enrollment, and dental students are all welcome to apply!

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Why Choose Rio Salado Honors?

Honors Program at a Glance


  • Cash scholarships and awards
  • Honors credit that is reflected on your college transcript
  • Co-curricular opportunities
  • Free tickets to the Musical Instrument Museum and the Phoenix Symphony
  • Help in applying for additional scholarships
  • Access to Honors Forum Lectures and workshops
  • Honors Projects designed to expand your critical thinking, writing, and language skills
  • Class sections available only to Honors students

Honors Program Eligibility

  • 12 or more completed college-level (100- or 200-level) credits within the Maricopa County Community College District
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • High school or equivalent secondary educational program (ESEP) students who have graduated within the past year 
  • All students must have a lawful presence in the United States in order to receive a scholarship and award funds

Get Started Today!

  • Honors fall enrollment is from May 1 - November 30.
  • Honors spring enrollment is from November 1 - March 31.
  • Rio has 16-semester start dates per fall and spring term.
  • There are still funds available!

To get started, visit the Honors Scholarships page to see a list of available scholarships, eligibility requirements, and application information.

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