ADMISSION INTO THE SELL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMDue to high demand, the SELL Fellowship Program has a selective admission process for the Fall 2017 cohort of fellows.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATEThe perfect SELL Fellow wants to learn more about social entrepreneurship and really wants to help people in both his/her community and the world.
Can anyone apply for the SELL Fellowship?
The SELL Fellowship Program is open to all University of Texas at Austin undergraduate students who will be on the main campus during the Fall 2017 long session. On certain occasions, the program will accept graduate students as well.
What are some traits of successful candidates?
Successful applicants are very passionate in helping people around them and know that they want to create change. They have diverse points of view and backgrounds and are not afraid to contribute.
How many applicants are accepted?
There is no predetermined number of accepted candidates. Applications are also accepted on a rolling basis. If the application is live, that means we are still accepting applications and you still have a chance.
How will interviews work?
Interviews are not required and will be conducted over the phone. It is completely possible to get directly admitted with a great application and skip the interview entirely.
When will decisions be announced?
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. If you apply before the deadline, you will be notified of a decision 2-7 days after you apply. If you apply near the deadline, you will be notified before September 28, 2017. All final decisions will be made by September 2, 2017 at the latest.
What if I get rejected? Is there a waitlist?
There is not a waitlist. However, if you do not receive an admission offer, you are still able to attend sessions on audit, granted that you sign up beforehand.