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"URS has exposed me to understanding what goes on in other parts of the world that I may have known nothing about before." Sydney Sauer, Current Fellow

Prospective Fellows

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  • Fall Contributions: All Fellows must submit 1-2 curriculum contributions during July.
  • Fellows Training: All Fellows must attend Fellows Training during the last week of August.
  • Spring Contributions: All Fellows must submit 1-2 curriculum contributions in early January.
  • Fellows Training Refresher: All Fellows must attend a 1-2 day spring training during the first week of spring classes.
  • URS Reception: URS celebrates a successful academic year with a reception at the end of April. All graduating or non-returning Fellows are asked to speak.

Requirements to Apply as a Fellow

  • Four or more semesters of college by the beginning of appointment
  • Good academic standing
  • One year (or 2 semesters) of research/creative work experience
  • Must enroll in Inter-LS 315 (Mondays 4:30 – 6:30 pm) for the fall semester.
  • Must be available on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm


  • First year Fellows must register for Inter L&S 315: Paradigms and Process in Academic Inquiry during the fall semester (only). This two credit seminar is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm every Monday.
  • Attend regular staff meetings from 4:00-4:45 pm on Wednesday afternoons before seminar.
  • Partner with another Research Fellow to lead a small group of 15-18 URS students who will gather from 5:00-6:00 pm on Wednesdays to discuss issues related to research and share strategies on successfully managing early college years.
  • Plan seminar objectives with co-fellow and develop a syllabus for these activities during the training module.
  • Provide guidance to and keep regular contact with URS Scholars.
  • Serve as the link between the URS Staff and the Scholars.
  • Represent URS at various campus functions.
  • Participate as needed in the general operation of the URS Program.

Inter LS 315: Paradigms and Process in Academic Inquiry

  • All new Fellows are required to register for this 2-credit seminar only during the fall semester on Mondays from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.
  • This course will provide new Fellows with the chance to develop and challenge the way they think and learn to better conduct their mentoring in Inter L&S 250.

Apply Here!

***Application is Currently Closed***