Student Eligibility and Expectations

Student Eligibility for Global Fellows Program

Students must:Student standing on a bridge in Singapore

  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0 at time of application and maintain good academic standing;

  • be currently enrolled in an undergraduate major in CALS;

  • have successfully completed at least one year of college coursework by the start of the program;
  • be able to enroll in a 1-credit pre-departure course in the Spring prior to the summer internship, and a 1-credit post-internship module in the Fall following the internship. Students have to be on campus for both courses;
  • be returning full-time for at least one undergraduate semester in the Fall following the internship;
  • must be available to work for a minimum of a continuous eight-week period between June 1  and August 15.

Student Expectations

Students selected as Global Fellow participants will need to fulfill the following requirements:Student smiling with a koala bear in Australia

  1. Participate in a 1-credit pre-internship course held for 8 weeks in the Spring semester.
  2. Complete an Internship Learning Action Plan and provide it to the Global Fellows office within two weeks of beginning the internship.
  3. Submit weekly e-portfolio reflections during the internship.
  4. Participate in a 1-credit post-internship course that will help students leverage their international experience as well as give them the opportunity to present their experience at the Global Fellows Showcase in November.
  5. Write a thank you letter to the donor.

Failure to fully meet program expectations will terminate student’s eligibility for the program, including the financial award.