Honors College and Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
The Honors College Pathway Program is a notable partnership between the Honors College and the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, which offers a valuable experience providing the knowledge, skills, and understanding to prepare students for meaningful careers in medicine.
How to apply
Invest in the Medical Education Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Medical Education Endowed Scholarship Fund provides scholarship support to students who are graduates of the WSU Honors College and enrolled in the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The fund also provides scholarships to Honors College students who are engaged in medical research and intending to enroll in the College of Medicine.
Additional information can be found on the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine website.
Select Honors College applicants indicating an interest in medicine/pre-medicine will be invited to the pre-med cohort. Students in the cohort will benefit from a community of students with similar interests, and experiences that will expand their understanding of healthcare and medicine. Example seminars include:
- Visits with College of Medicine leadership, faculty, and staff to discuss admissions and planning for medical school and a career in medicine
- Visits with College of Medicine students, including Honors College grads
- Workshops regarding effective and positive communications in clinical settings
- Connect with local and other rural healthcare providers
- Learn about different types of medical specialties and how they can be customized
- Connect with opportunities for clinical experience and research
- Workshops to start building their portfolio and prepare for their application to medical school
- Workshops to learn about relevant prestigious scholarships and opportunities
- Discuss current, local, and global topics in medicine as well as the history and progression of medicine
- Visit with faculty researching relevant topics
Honors Students in the News
Tapping their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and building their resumes, four Washington State University Honors College pre-med students are spending their summer researching topics ranging from a female gynecological disorder to U.S. minority mortality rates, and from cannabis use to infectious diseases.. More >>
Honors alumni, Christina Street, Ethan Payton, and Kyle Geiger are among the 60 students in the inaugural class of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University. More >>
The Medical Education Endowed Scholarship Fund in Honors was created out of the vision of a WSU Honors alumnus to support Honors students (alumni or undergraduates) who are enrolled or planning to enroll in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. More >>
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