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Honos Civicus for Tufts University School of Medicine Graduate Programs

A student from Public Health and Professional Degree Programs receiving Honos Civicus Award

Apply to Honos Civicus - Tufts University School of Medicine Graduate Programs

The 2024 Honos Civicus application period is closed.

Honos Civicus celebrates and publicly recognizes graduating students who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to community service and civic engagement during their studies in the Tufts University School of Medicine Graduate Programs. 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 public health.

You can read more about Honos Civicus eligibility and requirements below.


Tufts University School of Medicine Graduate Programs students who wish to join Honos Civicus must have:

  • A demonstrated commitment to public service and civic engagement beyond the minimum expected for degree requirements (internship, ALE, course requirements)
  • Demonstrated leadership and dedication
  • An outstanding record of professionalism and ethical behavior
  • A strong academic record and in good academic standing
  • Must be degree seeking student graduating within the 2023-2024 academic year (August 2023, December 2023 and May 2024)


Honos Civicus inductees will receive:

  • Recognition at a ceremony of students accepted into the Honos Civicus Society
  • Recognition at graduation 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


The application timeline for the Class of 2024 will be:

  • January 15, 2024 : Applications open
  • March 4, 2024, 5:00 PM : Applications due
  • April 2024 : Announcement of Class of 2023 Honos Civicus Society
  • May 17, 2024: Honos Civicus Society Induction Ceremony (Medford) *building location TBD


Email Associate Director of Student Affairs, Olivia Zimra-Turley.