Dean's Fellows Program

Make connections for life through the Dean’s Fellows Program

At Creighton’s College of Arts and Sciences, the connections you make today can lead to incredible success in the future – especially if you’re one of the academically gifted students selected for the prestigious College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Fellows Program.

As a Dean’s Fellow, you’ll develop leadership skills through unique opportunities inside and outside of the classroom. You’ll work closely with the dean of the College and members of the dean’s leadership team. You will make connections with faculty and students creating a supportive environment for your transition into college. You’ll have access to funds and grants to support undergraduate research, as well as opportunities for professional development and  to study abroad.

If you’d like to apply online for the Dean’s Fellows program, you must have a 3.7 high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and a minimum ACT score of 27 or new SAT R score of 1280 or old SAT I score of 1210 (Math & Critical Reading).

As a Dean’s Fellow, you’ll be eligible to:

  • Enroll in a special section of RSP led by both the dean and associate deans
  • Have the opportunity to get advice from upper classmen through the Dean’s Fellows Mentoring Circles
  • Apply for $1,000 study abroad stipends
  • Apply for $250 to support professional development, such as  conference travel or support for undergraduate research projects
  • Receive priority registration
  • Meet and interact with the College’s Alumni Advisory Board, which includes local and national leaders in health care, the arts, nonprofits and business
  • Have support from the Dean’s Office for internships and leadership opportunities inside and outside the College
  • Receive preference for admission to Creighton’s graduate programs and $1,000 scholarship if you enroll in College of Arts and Sciences graduate programs

For questions about this program, email the ccasdean [at] creighton [dot] edu (Dean’s Office) or call the office at 402.280.4009.

4-year program requirements

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3
  • Participate in a leadership position in an approved campus organization
  • Serve on one of the four committees for the program
  • Attend special RSP section freshman year and Monday programming classes sophomore-senior years
  • Attend annual retreat in the fall
  • Meet with prospective students of the College of Arts and Sciences during campus visits, Admitted Students Days, and Special Programs Day.