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Governor's Honors Academy

The Governor's Honors Academy is a 9-day experience held at the Southern Utah University campus during the summer. If you are currently a junior and will be a senior next year then you are welcome to apply for the academy. This experience is designed to allow Utah high school students the opportunity to interact with leaders in business, technology, humanities, science, education, communication and social science. It's a great learning experience for any student, and is certain to enhance your desire for success and excellence.

Scholarship Opportunity:

Not only is this a great opportunity for students to grow as learners and leaders, but it also comes with a fantastic scholarship. That's right - students who attend the entire 9-day academy will receive 6 college credits and a 4-year scholarship to Southern Utah University. Ready to apply yet? We've outlined the basics below, but to learn more and fill out your application visit the GHA Website.

What You Need to Know:

  • Dates:
    June 23-July 1, 2017

  • Location:
    Southern Utah University

  • Cost:
    $1,000. Includes all accommodations for the 9-day experience.
    *GEAR UP will cover half the cost for GEAR UP students who are accepted into the academy

  • Who Can Apply:
    Current high school juniors who will be seniors next year.

  • How to Apply:
    A list of qualifications and the application process can be found HERE.

GHA Contact Information:

Governor's Honors Academy
351 W. University
Cedar City, Utah 84720



For GEAR UP Questions:

Melia Balls:
Phone: 435.797.2795