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Rose-Hulman Global Experience Fellowship
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring,
Summer,
Winter
Restrictions: RHIT applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017 08/31/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2018 09/22/2017 ** Rolling Admission 08/07/2017 09/22/2017
Fall 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 08/07/2017 02/15/2018
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Winter 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Language Prerequisite: No
Areas of Study:
All Majors Program Type: Exchange, Faculty Led, Short Term
Internship Available: No Non-University Students: No
Program Advisor: Director of Study Abroad and International Exchanges
Program Description:

Global Experience Fellowship Program Guidelines 

The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Global Experience Fellowship demonstrates the Institute’s commitment to enriching students’ knowledge of the world and enhancing their global competitiveness. The Global Experience Fellowship is designed to:
  • Increase the number of Rose-Hulman students who can study abroad
  • Ensure the continuing quality of the international exchange program and
  • Enhance a Rose-Hulman education with global experience
General Information
The Rose-Hulman Global Experience Fellowship provides financial grants for up to three students each quarter for travel and living expenses for Rose-Hulman students participating in study abroad, international internship, and other Rose-Hulman sponsored global projects. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis for the spring, summer, fall and winter quarters of the academic year. Award recipients will receive a grant of $1000 if selected as a Rose-Hulman Global Experience Fellow.
 
Eligibility
To be eligible to become a Rose-Hulman Global Experience Fellow, a candidate must:
  • Be in good standing at Rose-Hulman with a GPA of at least 2.8
  • Participate in an approved study or internship abroad program
  • Complete an application including an essay by the specified deadlines
  • Note--The Global Experience Fellowship will be granted only once to any recipient 
Selection Criteria
A committee comprised of members of faculty and staff will review all Global Experience Fellowship applications. The committee may take into account other financial support offered by the Institute and other estimated out-of pocket costs of your program when determining awards. The committee will evaluate applications using the following criteria:
  • Passion for international study and plans for this specific international experience as demonstrated by the scholarship essay—40 pts.
  • Academic ability and achievement—30 pts.
  • Leadership and public service—30 pts.
Requirements
Selected student fellows agree to comply with program requirements and requests for the duration of the fellowship. Some key requirements are:
  • Assist the Office of Global Programs in marketing the benefits of the global experience by participating in open houses or similar activities
  • Write an essay upon the completion of the global experience detailing the benefits of the experience that may be used on the Rose-Hulman website and in print media
  • Use scholarship funds only for expenses related to the approved global experience