Fellow Information Fellow EligibilityTo be eligible, a student must: not be eligible for federal aid, and be CA Dream Aid recipients and/or be undocumented, and be an enrolled student for the 23-24 academic year. Fellowship RequirementsFellows will be required to: meet with a USP Academic Counselor once per semester complete 100-120 hours in their project per semester attend one community building event per semester attend two fellow meetings per semester, and attend one EOP, USP, and/or Career Center workshop per semester. Fellow Application ProcessApplications for the 2023-24 TBB Fellowship are now closed. The application will consist of questions related to your interest in a host department/unit, as well as submitting a copy of your resume. You may apply to multiple fellowship positions. Applicants will then engage in an interview process with their host department/unit(s) of interest and will be notified of their acceptance into the fellowship program on a rolling basis. Fellows begin their placement at the start of the 2023-24 academic year. TBB Fellowship Info Session Recording TBB Fellowship Info Session Slides Fellow FAQs Can I apply to multiple fellowship positions? Yes, you may apply to multiple positions. Please keep in mind that you may be asked to engage in multiple interviews, and that you may only choose one fellowship opportunity to commit to for the 23-24 academic year. How will I know if I'm selected to be a TBB Fellow? Hosts will contact you directly to set up an interview. Afterward, hosts will confirm their selected candidate(s) and you will receive a contract that must be signed prior to the start of your fellowship. When does the TBB Fellowship start? The TBB Fellowship will begin when instruction for the Fall 2023 semester starts! Some fellows may have the opportunity to start during Summer 2023 as well. This will depend on your host department’s availability. How much will I receive for the scholarship? Undergraduate fellows will receive $5,000 for their TBB Fellowship scholarship. Graduate fellows will receive $8,000 for their TBB Fellowship scholarship. Scholarships are disbursed throughout the academic year. If you are not sure if your financial aid package will have space for you to receive the scholarship, please meet with a USP Academic Counselor. What does the TBB Fellowship project entail? TBB Fellows will be completing various projects with their host department throughout the academic year. The scope of the projects can vary, as different departments will have different missions & goals for their fellow(s). Each fellowship opportunity includes a fellowship description, which gives a summary of what each department aims to accomplish during the yearlong fellowship. Can I participate in the TBB Fellowship for one semester only? While it is preferred that students commit to the fellowship program for the entire academic year, we understand that you may have unexpected changes to your schedule and capacity. Semester-long fellowships are approved on a case-by-case basis and the scholarship amount will be adjusted. Please contact Camille at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have concerns about your fellowship. Where can I learn more about the TBB Fellowship? There was a virtual TBB Fellowship Info Session on Tuesday, April 18th from 2-3pm. Watch the Recording View the Slides Please contact Camille at email@example.com with any questions you have about the TBB Fellowship! Are any of the TBB Fellowship positions completely remote? While there are a few positions that can be done in a hybrid setting, all TBB Fellowship positions will require some level of in-person participation. Will receiving the scholarship for the TBB Fellowship affect my financial aid? The scholarship is disbursed as a Departmental Award through CalCentral. A USP Academic Counselor will review the amount of space you have available in your financial aid package before disbursing the scholarship and will notify you of any action(s) you may need to take. I am not currently enrolled at Cal, but I will be officially enrolled in the Fall 2023 semester. Can I still apply to the TBB Fellowship program? Yes, you are still welcome to apply if you will be enrolled in the Fall 2023 semester & meet all other eligibility criteria.