Honors Scholarships and Awards

The LSA Honors Program awards several scholarships and prizes, thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends of Honors. Use the links, below, to view the variety of opportunities, as well as the application requirements.

Use the "Make an Appointment" button on the main page to meet with an advisor about Honors scholarship opportunities. Students may email scholarships.honors@umich.edu with questions.

(Note: As an academic unit, Honors does not offer merit-based aid or financial assistance. Please visit LSA Scholarships, U-M Office of Admissions Cost & Aid, or the U-M Office of Financial Aid.)


Morris and Lola Wasserstein Awards
For Honors students who write or edit for the Michigan Daily.

Otto Graf Scholarship & Jack Meiland Scholarship 
For outstanding Honors juniors.

Virginia L. Voss Memorial Award
For excellence in writing by Senior Honors women.

Kennedy Memorial Awards
Supports excellence in writing and scholarship for outstanding students in the junior or senior class.

Goldstein Prizes for Honors Seniors
Recognizes outstanding students who are graduating with Honors.

Terrence J. McDonald Prize for Archival Research 
For the "finest thesis making substantial use of archives or museums."

Benedek London Scholarship
For students studying abroad at the London School of Economics or another London-area university.


Honors celebrates its previous awardees for their accomplishments and outstanding academic contributions. Here is a listing of previous Goldstein, Voss, and Kennedy award winners in date order.