Eligibility

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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
  • Plan to participate in a study abroad program during the upcoming fall, spring, or summer academic terms (students studying abroad in winter term must check with the Office of Global Programs about eligibility)
  • Complete an application including an essay by the specified deadlines

Selection Criteria

Each fall, winter, spring, and summer term, the Associate Dean of Global Programs will convene a committee comprised of comprised of members of faculty and staff who will review all Global Experience Fellowship applications. The selection committee will evaluate the applications using the following criteria:

  • Passion for international study (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:

  • To assist the Office of Global Programs in marketing the benefits of the global experience (study abroad, overseas internship and projects) by participating in open houses or similar activities
  • To 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
  • To cooperate with the Office of Global Programs' reasonable requests and efforts to publicize the fellowship program
  • To use scholarship funds only for expenses related to the approved global experience