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What we're looking for: Extraordinary Potential

Where we're looking: TCU Undergraduate Students

Why you should look to us: Experientially Enhanced Academics plus Professional Development

If you prefer an enriched academic experience and working in a group with other highly motivated students; if you strive for personal growth and career development; if you want to set yourself apart and get the most out of your business school experience, then Neeley Fellows is for you!

Each year, approximately 32 students are selected as a Neeley Fellow to recognize the highest levels of academic excellence, combined with leadership, service and strong communication skills.

Criteria to apply for Neeley Fellows:

  • TCU GPA of at least a 3.5 at the end of each semester of freshman year
  • Strong academic record from both high school and college
  • Demonstrate desire and ability to be a leader
  • Active participant in community service
  • Solid written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Commitment to both curricular and co-curricular components of the program until graduation
  • Subject to good standing with the University

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Selection

Neeley Fellows are chosen by a selection committee appointed by the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Program.  Informational interviews are conducted by current students as well as a roundtable event held with Neeley Fellows alumni.  Final selections are based on the criteria listed above, SAT/ACT scores, assessment of fit within the program, letter of recommendation and overall strength of the application.  Selected applicants will be notified by mid-June.

Application Process for eligible first-year students

The application process will open on Friday, February 24, 2017. 

Due by 5 pm on March 24, 2017 [DRH 141]:

  • Neeley Fellows online application
  • Descriptive resume in requested format and cover letter
  • Signed Neeley Fellows Statement of Values
  • Informational Interview sheet (check off which Neeley Fellows you know)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • For instructions regarding additional application materials please visit the Neeley Premier Programs webpage.