Engaged Learning Fellowship Projects

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An ELF begins project sophomore or junior year and ends the semester of graduation. SMU funds Engaged Learning Fellowships up to $2000 per project. SMU records ELFs on student transcripts and commencement booklets. 

The Engaged Learning Fellowship is:

  • student-driven
  • capstone-level
  • guided by a mentor


  • project outcomes
  • personal learning goals

impacting a:

  • target population OR
  • community of practice

anywhere in the world.

The Engaged Learning Fellowship lasts until semester of graduation. It has four phases:

  • proposal
  • project
  • presentation
  • final product