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Honors Application for Membership

Membership in the Faith & Reason Honors Program is by invitation and application only.  Membership is limited to fifteen (15) students in each academic class. 

Each Fall, invitations to apply to the program are extended to members of the Freshman class who maintain Presidential or Trustee scholarships, as defined by the Office of Enrollment Management at DSU (approximately 80-95 students in all). 

Applications consist of

  • a letter of intent on the part of the interested student
  • a letter of recommendation from a DSU faculty or staff member.


The application process typically follows the calendar below. 

  • Early October- invitations to apply to the program are sent by email to scholarship students
  • Monday after Pacer Break (October 16, 2017) -  Deadline for submission of applicants to the Director of the program
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 - Applications are considered by the Review Committee of the Salesian Center
  • Friday before pre-registration (October 27, 2017 - New Honors class is notified of acceptance into the program

Learn more about the current Honors Students

Learn more about the Honors Alumni

Return to the Honors Program page

Events Calendar

R. Wayne & Joan Kraft Memorial Lecture

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 08:00 PM
DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA
DeSales University Center

This annual lecture series is designed to offer the public a humanistic viewpoint on an issue of national prominence. The topic of discussion for this event will be The attractive beauty of holiness: the influence of St. Francis de Sales in the married  spirituality of Elisabeth Leseur. FR. THOMAS KEVIN KRAFT, OP, Friar of the Province of Saint Joseph USA, currently assigned to Saint Dominic's House, Nairobi, Kenya is our featured speaker. 

This event is FREE and open to the public. No tickets are required. 

Salesian Spirituality