Discover new opportunities (or create your own)
A big-city, major research university is rich with opportunities — including plenty that you may not even know exist! As a Frederick Honors College student, you have access to them all, whether you're on a traditional academic path or forging your own.
Your Frederick Honors College Academic Advisor or Scholar Mentor can guide you through your Pitt experience, both inside and outside the classroom. They help ensure your success as a Pitt student and prepare you for post-graduation success.
Honors Scholar Mentors:
Lesha spent 15 years designing and managing international scholarship programs for a major non-governmental organization — so she knows the ins and outs of prestigious scholarships. She's been all over the world, and is fascinated with travel. With an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, she's also an incredible resource for personal scholarship essays.
Aidan Beatty is from Ireland, and has published 2 books on Irish and Jewish history. His PhD is in history, so he's always interested in talking about history, religion, Jewish studies, philosophy, politics, or gender studies. He has won many competitive academic grants himself, so he can give you great tips!
Dave was a professor for 10 years with PhD in neuroscience, so he's a great resource for STEM opportunities. He's a global scholar who has lived abroad in Egypt, Puerto Rico, Madrid. But he also has an eclectic background including carpentry, sales, landscaping, and more. He also volunteers for the ACLU.