Honors Community Advocates



The mission of Honors Community Advocates (HCA) is to advocate for and develop an extraordinary community experience for Honors students at the University of Kansas. This will be achieved through coordinating social events, promoting good academic practice, participating in group volunteering, and fundraising to provide scholarship opportunities for Honors students.

Interested in joining? Contact HCA by email.

Biweekly Meetings:
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm, Nunemaker Center

2019 HCA Leadership

President - Karishma Shah

Vice President - Joy Chang

Treasurer - Ritu Agarwal

Secretary - Emily Elder

Social Chair - Evan Svetlak

Service Chair - Jackson Dinsmore

Freshmen Representatives - Achal Patel, Hayley Koontz, and Jonathan Downs

HCA Graduate School Assistance Award

Application Deadline: Monday, February 4, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Honors Community Advocates (HCA) and the University Honors Program are partnering to provide a special opportunity award for students in need of financial assistance with graduate school application costs (e.g., test preparation, test fees, or application fees). Each recipient will receive a minimum of $250. Special consideration will be given to students who demonstrate financial need and a strong record of involvement in the University Honors Program. All Honors students pursuing post-graduate study in any field are eligible to apply.







Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty
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