Honos Civicus, Latin for “Civic Honors,” celebrates and publicly recognizes graduating students who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to community service and civic engagement during their studies at Fletcher. Honos Civicus provides an opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon Fletcher’s commitment to engagement in communities around the world. The award also reflects Fletcher’s goal of educating internationally-minded students who are committed to active citizenship throughout their professional careers.
Honors are for degree-seeking students only who are in good academic standing.
*Eligible students include those graduating in May and those graduating in August of the same calendar year.
The benefits of membership in the Honos Civicus Society include:
Applications will be reviewed by The Fletcher Honos Civicus Committee, which includes administrators across departments at The Fletcher School and representatives from Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service.
January 2, 2017: Application period opens
February 17, 2017: Application Due
Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions or email Leroy.Lafleur@tufts.edu
Frequently Asked Questions
What is active citizenship?
Active citizenship includes the ability to:
What types of activities should I have participated in to apply for Honos Civicus?
Suggested activities and/or combination of activities – above and beyond degree requirements – include but are not limited to the following:
Do I need to be nominated in order to apply?
There is NO nomination requirement for Honos Civicus. If you have participated in community service or civic engagement you may apply directly for Honos Civicus by completing the application on this website.