Please note: This page is for students invited to campus to compete on March 6 & 7, 2015.
|Friday, March 6|
|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 7|
|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|
|11:15 - 1:15 p.m.||Interview with Faculty or Staff and Lunch|
|1:30 - 3:30 p.m.||Students - Experience an Elon University Core Curriculum 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 7. 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 Core Curriculum program. These courses provide a Liberal Arts foundation for all academic disciplines. Fellows & Scholarship Weekend seminars are representative of Elon’s Core 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 6 to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 6 to email@example.com. 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 6 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about the weekend, please call Grant DeRoo or Jen Mammel at 800-334-8448.