Applications to the Honors Program for 2018-2019  


Please note that our 2018-2019 cohort is now full. Prospective students are still welcome to submit an application, but it will not be reviewed until after May 1. If you have submitted your application and not heard back from our office, please be patient and know you will hear back before May 1.

How to Apply:

Thank you for your interest in the Sac State Honors Program. In order to access the electronic application, you must have a SacLink username and password. If you have already created a SacLink account, skip the following steps, and go directly to Submit/Update Application to apply.

Create a Saclink Account

1. Go to

2. Enter your last name, SacState ID (from your Acknowledgement letter), and your date of birth to create your SACLINK account.

3.Use your SacLink username and password to access the electronic application below.

Note: All future communication from the Sac State Honors Program Office will be delivered via SacLink.

Submit/Update Application

1. Click on the 'Submit/Update Application' button below. Enter your SacLink username and password, complete the Sac State Honors online application, and click submit.

submit update appllication

2. By email attachment, please send your required documents to

a. SAT and/or ACT scores (Evidence based reading and writing = Verbal). Unoffical score reports are fine, as long as they are from a third-party report (i.e. your college board profile).

b. A graded, typed, and double spaced writing sample of your best work from high school that includes citations.

c. Unofficial high school transcript

Please note your application is INCOMPLETE and WILL NOT be processed without an online application and all three of the supplemental documents. 

Apply for Scholarships

The Honors program offers scholarships for students who are members of the Sacramento State Honors Program. We encourage all first year students to apply.

Ermet, Ose, and Rao are open to all majors.

Guardino and Stremple are open to Math and Science majors. 

To learn more about these scholarships and their requirments, CLICK HERE

For any questions regarding the application process, please call the Honors Program Office at 916-278-2804 or forward your questions to