Students who accept a place in the program will receive the following benefits:

  • Guaranteed enrollment in a Fall-semester, 1-credit hour, pass/fail course, Humanities 101 “Colloquium in the Humanities.” Enrollment will be limited to BNC Scholars.
  • Participation in the Baker-Nord Scholars Fellowship Program, offering students a $500 fellowship in support of their advanced research in the Humanities.
  • Second-level advising in the Humanities and career opportunities through the Baker-Nord Center in addition to their regular academic advisors.
  • Special opportunities to meet with visiting scholars and lecturers as part of the Baker-Nord Center’s regular programming.
  • The opportunity to plan an event aimed at undergraduates as part of the Cleveland Humanities Festival (, to be held in the following Spring and funded by the Baker-Nord Center.