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Students who are Global Fellows at Methodist University participate and complete selected activities focused on global and cultural issues leading toward recognition as a Global Fellow and possibly as a Methodist University Distinguished Global Citizen.
To be a Global Fellow Candidate, students must submit an application and a Global Citizen Development Plan, usually in their Freshman year. Candidates are admitted into the program if approved.
Global Fellow Candidates
At minimum, candidates must participate in the following:
Apply to be a Global Fellow
Usually in their Sophomore year, students apply for designation as a Global Fellow. Students must submit an updated Global Citizen Development Plan, along with documentation reflecting their participation in the candidate activities. If approved, they are recognized as designated Global Fellows.
At minimum, Global Fellows must participate in the following:
Apply for Global Fellow Completion
Usually by the second semester of their Senior year, a Global Fellow must submit a portfolio documenting their activities, including an updated Global Citizen Development Plan. If approved, the student receives a certificate recognizing their status as a Global Fellow.
Apply for the Distinguished Global Citizen Award
Usually by their 2nd semester, Senior year, the designated Global Fellow submits a Capstone Portfolio to include documentation of the activities recognized to complete the Global Fellows Program with an updated Global Citizen Development Plan and analysis of how their activities have contributed to their becoming a Global citizen, how that has affected them, and how the experiences and what they learned contribute to their future plans/careers. Significant achievements over and above the minimum global Fellow activities should be emphasized. Transcripts and LORs may be required.