Do you want to study harder? Dig deeper? See the world from a new perspective? As an Elon University Fellow or Scholar, you will. And you’ll love the challenge.

Fellows Programs

Elon offers these challenging programs:

  • Honors Fellows for students in any major
  • Elon College Fellows for majors in the arts and humanities, social sciences and natural and mathematical sciences
  • Business Fellows for majors in accounting, business analytics, economic consulting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, international business, marketing, project management or supply chain management
  • Communications Fellows for majors in journalism, strategic communications, cinema and television arts, communication design, media analytics and sport management
  • Teaching Fellows for majors in education
  • Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellows for students in any major who want to maximize their leadership potential

Learning Opportunities

In each of these programs, you will have exceptional learning opportunities such as these:

  • Special courses and faculty mentoring
  • Housing options such as a living-learning community for Fellows
  • Paid research assistantships or internships
  • Scholarships ranging from $5,500 to $13,500 per year

Scholars Programs

All Scholars receive scholarships ranging from $4,500 to $5,500, which are renewable annually for up to four years. Elon offers these exciting programs:

Learning Opportunities

In each of these programs, you will have exceptional learning opportunities such as these:

  • Special courses and faculty mentoring
  • Peer networking
  • Scholarships ranging from $4,500 to $5,500 per year

Applying for Fellows and Scholars Programs

The following information might be helpful as you consider applying for the Fellows and Scholars Programs:

  • To access the Fellows or Scholars application via your Elon Acorn Account, you must first submit a first-year application before Jan. 10.
  • First-year applications must be submitted before Jan. 10 to apply for Fellows or Scholars.
  • Fellows and Scholars applications must be submitted no later than Jan. 15.
  • Students may apply for a maximum of two Fellows programs: one school-based (Business, Elon College, Communications or Teaching) and one non-school-based (Honors or Leadership) program or both non-school-based programs (Honors and Leadership). Scholars Programs, with the exception of Engineering Scholars, are special interest programs rather than major-specific. The Fellows and Scholars Program application allows students to apply for a maximum of two Fellows and two Scholars Programs. Students will be considered for any of the programs in which they indicate interest.
  • All applications are reviewed after Jan. 15. Fellows and Engineering Scholars finalists are selected by faculty committees. If you are a finalist, you will be invited to interview with a faculty member either on campus or virtually in February 2021.
  • Scholars applications are also reviewed after January 15. Students elected for Change Makers, Elon Sports Vision, Health Professions or Legal Professions Scholars will be notified around February 5.