Elon College Fellows Accomplishments
Elon College Fellows is a four-year program for students who are passionately committed to the breadth, depth and interesting connections within the Arts and Sciences. Fellows classes, an annual scholarship, a travel grant, research funding, events and mentoring are just some of the benefits of being an Elon College Fellow. Junior and senior Fellows engage in a two-year research apprenticeship with a faculty member. There are currently approximately 200 Elon College Fellows. While the accomplishments of each year are significant, the accomplishments below represent those of our most recent graduates — the Class of 2015.
Profile of Elon College Fellows Class of 2015
- Elon College Fellows graduated in 2015. They represented 23 different academic majors and one independent major in Neuroscience.
- 71% of graduating Elon College Fellows had at least one study abroad or study away experience at locations including India, Ireland, Ghana, Spain and Costa Rica.
- 100% of the class of 2015 engaged in a two-year mentored undergraduate research experience, producing scholarly work and giving a professional presentation.
- 32% of the graduates engaged in SURE (Elon’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience).
- 4 of the graduating Elon College Fellows were recipients of Elon’s Lumen Scholarship and 2 participated in the Periclean Scholars program.
- 76% presented their scholarship at Elon’s SURF (Spring Undergraduate Research Forum), and 26% presented at NCUR (the Natural Conference on Undergraduate Research).
- A number of Fellows in the Arts and Humanities held special venues to present and discuss their creative scholarly work.
- 36% of graduating Fellows were inducted into one or both of the nation’s top academic honor societies — Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Kappa.
- Elon College Fellows graduates were active on campus and their service/leadership included engaging as a laboratory assistant, multicultural mentor, club lacrosse player, President of the Neuroscience Club, tutoring supervisor, President of the Lincoln Pre-Health Society and many other roles and responsibilities.
- The class of 2015 reported immediate employment for Teach for America, clinical research assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and acceptance into graduate or professional schools including the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Physical Therapy school at Massachusetts General Hospital and acceptance to a Ph.D. program in Biostatistics at Virginia Commonwealth University.