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
  • Business Fellows for majors in accounting, business analytics, economic consulting, economics and innovation, 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
  • Elon College Fellows for majors in the arts and humanities, social sciences and natural and mathematical sciences
  • Engineering Fellows for students majoring in engineering
  • Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellows for students in any major who want to maximize their leadership potential
  • Nursing Fellows for students majoring in nursing
  • Teaching Fellows for majors in education and teacher licensure programs

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 $7,500 to $13,500 per year

Scholars Programs

All Scholars receive $5,000 scholarships, 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
  • A $5,000 scholarship 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 Scholarship 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 programs. For example, a student can apply for Honors Fellows and Innovation Scholars or two Fellows Programs as long as it’s 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). Students will be considered for any of the programs in which they indicate interest.
  • All applications are reviewed after Jan. 15. Fellows finalists are selected by faculty committees. If you are a finalist, you will be invited in February 2023 to Fellows Weekend, which is March 3 and 4.
  • Scholars will be notified of in early February 2023.