To apply for the Spring of 2019, please fill out the application below:

Kairos Scholars Application

The final deadline is October 15, but earlier submission is strongly encouraged. If you are looking to apply for Fall of 2019, an application for that semester will be posted this spring.

To qualify for the Lee University Kairos Scholars Honors Program, you must have a minimum score of 27 on the ACT or 1290 (M+CR) on the SAT. Application is online only.

Sophomore-level applications are handled directly by the office. In these cases, please email to inquire how to apply.

Documents Required

The following documents will need to be prepared before you begin the online application. All documents should be saved in PDF format with your first and last name in the file name. They will all be uploaded directly to the online application. Once you have the documents you need, go to the online application link below and fill it out.

  1. Cover Letter

Your cover letter should include a professional, brief introduction to who you are, why you are interested in Kairos, and why you would fit well with the community. who you are, why you are interested in Kairos, and why you would fit well with the community.

2. Curriculum Vitae

Your C.V. should cover your involvement in the following areas:

  • Important classes you have taken
  • Clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities in which you have participated
  • Honors and awards you have received
  • Volunteer and/or other service experience
  • Any international travel or experience abroad

3. Short Response Questions

These responses should be limited to about one paragraph per question. The questions for Spring 2019 admission are the following:

  • Beyond academics, what are you passionate about?
  • What are the virtues and vices of individualism?
  • Which academic subjects do you struggle with? Why?
  • You are planning a dinner. Which historical figure would you invite? What qualities about that person do you respect which made you want to invite them in particular? What would you talk about?
    *Jesus is present at every meal, so please choose someone else for the sake of this question

    4. Contact Information for two Recommendations

You should include the contact information for two professors that can speak on your behalf and provide recommendation. Names, emails, and departments of work are sufficient information.

This can be presented in PDF form and emailed directly to with the subject line: Kairos Admissions.

5. Interview

Following submission, a member of Kairos will contact you to set up an interview. This interview will include questions about the details of your application, more about yourself, and provide a platform for you to inquire more specifically about what Kairos entails.

If you need to reschedule an interview time, please email directly.

For any questions prior, you may email directly as well. Thank you for your application.