Sheila and Robert Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth's Undergraduate Fellows Scholarship - Freshman

The Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth provides an avenue for students to learn about the global environment where business and innovation occur, and about the things that influence global prosperity. The Challey Institute’s Undergraduate Fellows Scholarship supports students’ study of the Institute’s core areas of (1) international trade, investment, and immigration (2) innovation and entrepreneurship and (3) institutions and policy. Recipients will attend presentations by guest speakers and attend conferences related to these topics.
Qualifications for incoming freshman include:
High School GPA of 3.0 or higher and an interest in the Challey Institute’s core areas and an interest in studying abroad. Scholarship recipients will need to declare a second major in either International Studies or Global Business. Students may reapply each year to receive the scholarship for up to four years as long as the recipient meets the renewal criteria of maintaining a 3.0 college GPA or higher, maintains a 2nd major of International Studies or Global Business, and attends Challey Institute events.

College of Business
Supplemental Questions
  1. Advances in communications and transportation technology, reductions in trade and investment barriers worldwide, and the formation of regional trade agreements have resulted an increasingly integrated and interdependent world economy. Explain why an awareness of the global environment is important, even for students that plan to stay and work in the U.S. for their entire careers.