The Campus Fellowships for Experiential Learning offers students an opportunity to engage in an independent, self-designed, project-based experience completed with the support of a staff and/or faculty advisor/mentor at Pomona College.

This fall'18, selected fellows will receive a $500 stipend for experiences that encompass the following:

  • A project that furthers students’ academic interests and/or career development
  • Take the form of a 5-to-10 page paper, 20-30 minute poster presentation, website/online portfolio, or campus event
  • Can be related to pre-thesis/thesis work

The Campus Fellowships for Experiential Learning provides support for an on-campus, non-employment, experiential learning opportunity that enhances a student’s self-understanding & knowledge of resources in support of their academic and/or career aspirations. 

For more information, please email recruiting@pomona.edu. 

How Fellows Are Selected

  • Students must identify & design an independent project that can be completed in the fall'18 semester
    • Students must be able to commit a minimum of 40 hours to their project during the semester
  • Students must secure a project advisor/mentor prior to submitting an application
  • Students apply for fellowships via Handshake
  • There is funding to support ten (10) Campus Fellows 
    • The $500 stipend will be awarded to fellows in two (2) payments via direct depost: 1st payment of  $300 in October and 2nd payment of $200 upon completion of the project at the end of the semester.

Expectations of Project Advisors/Mentors

  • Meet with the fellow at the beginning of their project in order to gain an understanding of their goals & project timeline.
  • Continue to regularly meet with the fellow throughout the semester to ensure progress on their project, troubleshoot any issues, and connect them to resources that may aid in the completion of their project.
    • The Advisor/Mentor of the Fellow's project must be the one to verify the Fellow met the 40 hour minimum commitment
      • Project must be completed by December 5th, 2018
  • Campus Fellowships are not salaried or shift positions & fellows are not campus employees.

Expectations of Campus Fellows​

  • Project must be completed by December 5th, 2018
    • ​Fellows must be able to commit a minimum of 40 hours to their project during the semester
  • Project may take the form of a 5-to-10 page paper, 20-30 minute poster presentation, website/online portfolio, or campus event

Application Process for Students Interested in becoming a Campus Fellow

Learn more about the Campus Fellowships for Experiential Learning application process.

Funding Process for Campus Fellows

  • Funding will be dispersed via Direct Deposit to the fellow.
  • CDO will coordinate with Business Office and Fellow for Direct Deposit paperwork.