Sellinger Scholars

The Sellinger Scholars program is an honors program in business administration designed to prepare high achieving, highly motivated undergraduate students for roles of leadership and service in a diverse and changing world.

The Program

Students participating in a Sellinger Scholars dinnerThe program has two primary components: honors level curricular coursework taken as a cohort of scholars and participation each term in a   Sellinger Scholars Experience. Required courses offer increased rigor in the form of outside reading, discussion, and class presentations. Service-learning is integrated throughout the curriculum. Program participants are pre-registered for Scholars course sections which are smaller in size and allow for greater interaction with faculty and classmates. Coursework begins in the spring of the sophomore year and must be taken in sequence. The second component, The Sellinger Scholars Experience, offers students the opportunity to participate in leadership development, social justice exploration and professional, social, and community service activities in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. This element is designed to enhance the academic experience and a student’s professional development and broaden the learning environment.

Application Criteria

Freshmen who have completed 15 credits (excluding AP credits) with a GPA of 3.5, majoring in accounting or business administration, will be invited to apply to the program the spring of their freshman year. Admission is competitive. Upon completion of the program, a notation will appear on the college transcript indicating Sellinger Scholars program participant. Scholars must maintain 15 credits and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 in order to remain in the program.