Baylor Engage Fellows become an active part of a community committed to integrating scholarship, citizenship, and leadership in pursuit of the common good. Those who excel will go on to become Provost’s Scholars and will find themselves positioned for success beyond Baylor. Guided and mentored by Baylor faculty, staff, and Provost’s Scholars, Baylor Engage Fellows participate in the following:
Baylor Engage Fellows pursue a variety of research, ambassadorial, and civic endeavors. Research pathways might include “V9R” research classes, summer research experiences, public research presentations, submission of grant proposals, or preparing a manuscript for publication in an undergraduate or professional journal. Ambassadorial pathways might include proficiency in a modern language, studying abroad, pursuing the Global Engagement certificate, teaching English, or an international internship. Civic pathways might include serving as a teaching assistant for a Philanthropy and Public Service course, minoring in Poverty and Social Justice, completing the Baylor in Washington program, and sustaining, deepening, and advancing in service with a local nonprofit organization.
SEMINARS AND MENTORING
A monthly seminar and faculty mentoring will guide and support students along the pathway of integrating scholarship, citizenship, and leadership and will foster community among fellows
Baylor Engage Fellows have exclusive access to summer funding that provides opportunities to integrate research, service, learning, and professional development through a summer placement focused on civic and social innovation in a team setting. Students reflect together on what they are learning, what they are doing, who they are becoming, and how they are impacting the world around them.
Baylor Engage Fellows aspiring to become a Provost’s Scholar will create an e-portfolio that documents engagement work and reflects on the integration of scholarship, citizenship, and leadership through their experiences and coursework.
As part of the Baylor Engage Fellows program, students will be expected to fully commit to the following efforts:
-Serve as a Teaching Assistant for the Learning for the World ESL experience in the fall and/or spring semester
-Attend Baylor engage seminars and events, held monthly.
-Meet regularly with their Baylor Engage mentor
-Create and maintain an E-portfolio documenting how they are integrating scholarship, citizenship, and leadership.
-Apply for and pursue an internship, fellowship award, or research/study experience locally or abroad during your time as a fellow
Students may apply to be part of the Baylor Engage Fellows program after completing Learning for the World.