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Admissions: Arts and Science Honours Academy

An admission application must be submitted to the University of Calgary prior to applying to the Arts and Science Honours Academy.

Applying to the Arts and Science Honours Academy is a four-part process. Students must:

1) Submit an online application form - Due by April 1, 2019 at 12 p.m.

2) List your extracurricular activities, achievements, and interests. Select one of these activities or interests and write a short account (about 150 words) of why it is especially important to you. This is submitted with your online application form.

3) Submit two essay submissions (topics change yearly). These are submitted with your online application form.

Write short essays (500-600 words) on each of the following topics:
1. Choose a writer (of any description) whom you particularly enjoy and have been influenced by, explain why.
2. Select a scientific achievement - theory, discovery, invention, etc. - that you find particularly impressive and explain why.

4) Download the character and academic reference form and give it to two references to fill out. Once your references have completed the form, they should send it directly to or via fax to 403-210-6335.

Online application form

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Please Note:
Students accepted into the ASHA program will need to register in ASHA 220A in Fall 2019 and ASHA 220B in Winter 2020. These courses will be held on Tuesday/Thursday from 12:30-1:45pm. Applicants should take this into consideration when registering for courses.

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