Fellows Academic and Scholarship Programs

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


Elon offers these six 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, economics, economic consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management and marketing
  • Communications Fellows for majors in journalism, strategic communications, cinema and television arts, communication design,┬ámedia 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 $5,000 to $13,500 per year


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

  • To access the Fellows application via your applicant status page, you must first submit a first-year application before Jan. 10.
  • First-year applications must be submitted before Jan. 10 to apply for Fellows.
  • Fellows applications must be submitted no later than Jan. 10.
  • Students may apply for a maximum of two 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). However, participation is limited to only one Fellows Program.
  • All applications are reviewed after Jan. 10. Finalists are selected by faculty committees and are invited to attend Fellows & Scholarship Weekend March 8-9, 2019.