Welcome to the Freshman Fellowship Program

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We are looking forward to welcoming 25 new freshman fellows to campus for the 2014/2015 academic year. This coming year, students will be working in a wide variety of academic departments. These include: Accounting; Athletic training; Biology; Chemistry; Clinical Lab Science; Communications; Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences; Art and Design; History; Nursing; Physics; Psychology; and Education. 


Individuals interested in applying for admission to the program for the 2015/16 academic year can apply here until February 16, 2015. 

News and Information
Michael Lagerman Calling all Alumni
If you were once a student involved in our program, we would love to feature you in an upcoming Alumni Spotlight. Please email tewillia@nmu.edu with the year you were in the program, details of your research project, and what is happening in your life today. A picture (then, now, or both) is highly encouraged.
Payroll Reminder
Payday! It's the best day of the week, right? Please make sure you enter your hours into UltraTime on or before the Sunday after the last day of the pay period. Please refer to the University pay dates if needed.
Become a fan of us today
'Like' us on facebook to stay in touch with news and events happening in the Freshman Fellows Program. It's a great way to learn about our current and past freshman fellows, and to remind you of upcoming opportunities on and off campus.



We are currently accepting applications for the 2015/2016 academic year.

Apply Here!

In order to be eligible for the program, applicants must have:

  • A 3.5 cumulative GPA.
  • An ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1090.
  • A desire to learn about research or scholarly work.
Student Spotlight

Patricia RempalaShe knew she wanted to attend NMU since she was three years old, and during the 2013-14 academic year, Freshman Fellow Patricia Rempala did some testing and research in the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center that she hopes will carry her into her future career. Find out more by clicking here.

Summer Orientation Sessions

Freshman Fellows meet in the Thomas Fine Arts Building, room 233 at 3:00 pm on the Tuesday of summer orientation sessions.

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