Early Action Deadline

The Early Action Deadline for the Fall 2024 semester is November 15, 2023. In order to be considered for Governor State’s High-Merit Scholarships (Presidential, Provost, and Deans), be sure to submit your completed application and materials by the Early Action Deadline!

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Presidential Scholarships

High-achieving, first-year, students can have their academic achievements rewarded with merit-based scholarships. Presidential Scholarships range from $7,000 annual awards, to full-ride scholarships covering tuition, fees, and housing. These scholarships are limited, so apply today to be considered!

Logan Krska
To me, receiving the Presidential Scholarship gives me the peace of mind that I will be able to achieve my academic goals during my time at Governors State. This allows me to pursue my dream of becoming a physical therapist so I can continue to help others in need.

Logan Krska, Student

Freshman Experience

Beginning your Jaguar Journey at Governors State means you will have a freshman program tailored to your future. Freshmen are enrolled in one of seven focus areas, designed to help you explore our majors and keep you on track to graduate in four years.

Crawford Honors College

The Crawford Honors College provides high-achieving students with curriculum based on high-impact, challenging, and experiential learning - both in and out of the classroom. Honors is not about doing more work but instead is about doing more with the work you are already doing.

Honors College

University Housing

Prairie Place is an active, supportive, and exciting place to live and learn. You will have the opportunity to live amongst peers who share similar interests and majors in an environment designed for fostering your educational and personal growth.

University Housing

Ready to become a Jaguar?

Submit your application for admission by November 15, 2023 to have full consideration for Presidential Scholarships for Fall 2024. You could receive a full-ride scholarship, including on-campus housing – apply today!

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