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How to Be Considered


The Muse Scholar Program is one of several Hunter College Honors Scholar Programs for incoming freshmen who demonstrate high academic achievement and potential.  In addition to prior academic achievement, Muse Scholars must also demonstrate significant interest and/or accomplishments in one or more of the following arts disciplines: visual arts (studio art or art history) musicdance, theatrefilm & media, and creative writing.

The Muse Program and other Honors Scholar Programs offer 4 year renewable scholarships, dedicated advisors and faculty mentors, priority registration, freshman year priority access to residential housing, and an enriching academic experience through first-year common course scheduling, common readings, and special co-curricular programming.

Freshman admission to Hunter College is required to apply.  Upon admission, complete the Honors Scholar Programs questionnaire on MyChoice.  For questions or additional information, please visit Honors Scholar Programs, 212-396-6888 or

Please click this link to view a PDF about the Muse Scholar Program and how to be considered.