SUNY Jefferson

Honors Program Application

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION TO JCC HONORS PROGRAM Congratulations on taking a step toward academic excellence by applying to the Jefferson Community College Honors Program! The Honors Program is an academic program of study designed to benefit individuals with proven scholarly ability and an interest in education for its own sake. Please follow the directions below for application to the program.

Application Required Components:

  • Typed Application - See below
  • Typed Essay - See below
  • Three Recommendations (at least two must be from teachers/instructors who know your work; one can be from an employer)

Personal Data

*If you are applying while still in high school, skip to High School Data.

College Data

High School Data
Extracurricular and Personal Activities

Please list your extracurricular, community, and family activities. Also, include how much time you spend per activity per week, how long you have been involved in each activity, and any positions held or honors received while participating in these activities.

Work Experience



Please submit a typed essay that addresses the following:

  1. Discuss any learning or educational experience which has left a lasting impression on your life.
  2. The Honors Program is designed for students who have demonstrated and have the potential for academic excellence. How would you define “academic excellence?”
  3. Why do you want to join the Honors Program at Jefferson Community College?