Application Process


Along with the Honors Program application, SUBMIT A 1-2 PAGE LETTER OF INTEREST that details the reasons you’d like to join a community of scholars whose focus is on interdisciplinary connections, academic excellence, and/or community service. What might you offer to this community and how do you believe the community might help you grow as a citizen-scholar.  Submit via email to or via paper form to:

Season Ellison, Honors Program Director, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE #23, Bemidji, MN  56601-2699


Online Application for Admission to the Honors Program:

  • Contact Residential Life, 1-888-350-4255, or the Honors Program Office, 218-755-3984, for more information.
  • Describe (2-3 paragraphs) why you believe you are a good fit for the Bemidji State University Honors Program. You may also submit your statement via email to: