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Honos Civicus for School of Engineering Graduate Education

Three Graduate Students holding their Honos Civicus Awards

Apply to Honos Civicus - School of Engineering Graduate

The 2024 Honos Civicus application period is now closed.

Honos Civicus celebrates and publicly recognizes graduating students who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to community service and civic engagement during their graduate studies in the School of Engineering. Inductees have the opportunity to celebrate and reflect on their community involvement while creating an alumni network of professionals who share a meaningful, continued commitment to civic life and social impact through their careers in engineering.

*You must be a graduating student of the Class of 2024 to be eligible to apply for Honos Civicus*

Strong Candidates Will Have

  • Leadership and dedication within civic life activities (including service, advocacy, and other social, racial and health justice endeavors).
  • Made a positive impact.
  • An outstanding record of professionalism and ethical behavior.
  • A strong academic record.


The benefits of membership in the Honos Civicus Society include:

  • Recognition at a ceremony of Class of 2024 Tufts University students accepted into the Honos Civicus Society.
  • Recognition at graduation, with a notation in the commencement program and an Honos Civicus pin for the commencement gown.
  • Features on the Tisch College website and other Tufts University publications.
  • Membership in the Honos Civicus alumni group.


Applications will be reviewed by the Honos Civicus committee which includes representatives from Tisch College of Civic Life and from the School of Engineering Graduate Education.  


The application timeline for the Class of 2023 will be:

  • February 9, 2024 : Applications open
  • March 11, 2024 : Applications due
  • April 2024: Announcement of Class of 2024 Honos Civicus Society
  • May 17, 2024: Honos Civicus Society Induction Ceremony (Medford) 


Email Kim Ellwood.