Please note: This page is for students invited to campus to compete on March 7 & 8, 2014.
|Friday, March 7|
|12 - 5 p.m.||Check-in|
|12 - 5 p.m.|
Residence Hall Tours or Campus Tours
|1:45 - 4 p.m.||Elon Experiences—Learn more about|
Elon’s distinctive programs:
Internships and Work Experiences, Leadership,
Global Study, Undergraduate Research
and Service Learning
|5 p.m.||Check into your hotel and have dinner on your own.|
|6 - 9 p.m.|
Reception hosted by Fellows Director
|7 - 9 p.m.||Receptions hosted by Fellows Directors|
Elon College Fellows
|Saturday, March 8|
|8 - 9 a.m.||Continental Breakfast and check-in for those who|
did not attend Friday’s activities
|9 - 9:45 a.m.||Students -Welcome |
|10 - 11 a.m.||An Overview of Fellows and Scholarships Programs|
Honors FellowsElon College Fellows
Leadership Fellows Activity I (Candidates will receive activity time assignments at check-in)
Engineering Scholarship Candidates
|11:15 - 1:15 p.m.||Interview with Faculty or Staff and Lunch|
|1:30 - 3:30 p.m.||Students - Experience an Elon University General Studies Seminar, followed by response essay|
Families - Engaged Learning at Elon
|3:30 p.m.||Activities conclude for candidates other than Honors, Elon College and Leadership Fellows|
|3:45 - 4:15 p.m.||Honors Housing Open House (optional)|
Elon College Fellows Open House (optional)
|3:45 - 5 p.m.||Leadership Fellows Activity (Required)|
|4:45 - 6 p.m.||Center for Leadership Open House|
REQUIRED: Interview and seminar response essay are required for competition. All students will need to be on campus through 3:30 pm on March 8. Please keep this in mind when making travel arrangements. We are unable to alter the weekend schedule.
DRESS: Business Casual. Be comfortable. Suits and ties are not required; however, jeans and T-shirts are not appropriate.
ACCOMMODATIONS: For information on lodging and local hotels, please click here.
WRITING ASSIGNMENT: As a part of your seminar, you will be asked to write a response paper related to the topic discussed. This is an impromptu assignment that will be used by Fellows directors as part of the overall evaluation of each applicant.
NOTE: All Elon students, regardless of major, take courses in Elon’s General Studies program.
These courses provide a Liberal Arts foundation for all academic disciplines.
Fellows & Scholarship Weekend seminars are representative of the General Studies curriculum,
and are taught by faculty from various disciplines. Fellows candidates may or may not be scheduled for a seminar in their intended discipline.
Honors Fellows candidates must have a teacher recommendation submitted on their behalf by March 8 to Sonya Sienerth, Admissions data and research manager, 2700 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244. This letter should specifically address the candidate’s suitability to the rigor of the Honors Fellows program.
Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellows candidates must have a recommendation letter from a mentor submitted on their behalf by March 8 to Sonya Sienerth, Admissions data and research manager, 2700 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244. Download the form at www.elon.edu/leadershipapp.
Engineering Scholarship candidates must have two letters of recommendation from teachers, one of whom must be a teacher in mathematics, the sciences or computer sciences, submitted on their behalf by March 9 to Sonya Sienerth, Admissions data and research manager, 2700 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244.
If you have any questions about the weekend, please call Kaitlyn Schultz or Grant DeRoo at 800-334-8448.