Global Fellows

A fully-funded, interdisciplinary international experience for Buena Vista University students.

Added as a dimension of the first-year program at the university, The Global Fellows Program aims to open substantive dialogue on issues of sustainability and geopolitics from a global perspective.

Global Fellows are selected in a competitive essay contest during their first year at BVU. During January interim of their second year, Global Fellows participate in a fully-funded, academically-oriented, interdisciplinary international experience.

During their junior and senior years, Global Fellows give back to the university as global ambassadors with a Scholars Day presentation and as student mentors for the first year program.

The 2018 Global fellows pose for a photo

The 2019 Global Fellows. Front row: Madisyn Reiakvam and Claire Stepan. Back row: Miranda Pollock, Jordyn Daggs-Olson, Emma Bloom, Elizabeth Reiva, Rachel West, and Dr. Melinda Coogan.

Global Fellows: A Look Through Our Lens

In this video from Amelia Evenson and Meghan Bissen, students explore issues of sustainability and geopolitics as part of the Global Fellows Program.

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