Freshman Fellowship Program
The Freshman Fellowship Program at Northern Michigan University provides academically talented students with an enriched educational experience. The program provides an opportunity to understand and practice scholarship, work with a university professor, interact with other students and enhance overall intellectual curiosity … all while earning a cash stipend.
What To Expect
The Freshman Fellowship Program consists of a monetary award of up to $1,000, paid per hour. Most fellows work 4 to 5 hours per week throughout the year with their faculty mentor. Fellows have been placed with mentors in wide variety of academic fields, including biology, business, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, education, history, geography, nursing and psychology.
The Freshman Fellows Program application is now closed. We will be accepting applications again from the 2017/18 academic year starting in October of 2016. The qualifications required to apply for a fellowship are a minimum high school grade point average of 3.5 and a minimum score of 24 on the ACT or 1090 on the SAT. Once accepted, all fellows are matched with a faculty mentor who shares the fellow’s academic interests.
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