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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.

Visit the Honors Scholar Programs site to access the application and deadlines. For questions, please reach out to one of our friendly Admissions Counselors or contact the Office of Honors Scholar Programs at 212-396-6888 or

Please click
this link to view an informational brochure about the Muse Scholar Program.