FAQs

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the program:

1. How much does it cost to become a Merit Fellow?
Participation is completely FREE – you do not have to pay for the graduation cord.

2. How will I be notified of upcoming events and programs?
You will receive weekly emails about upcoming events.  You can also find and register for all of our upcoming events on our Handshake page.

3. Where can I make a resume review appointment?
You can schedule an appointment with one of our staff members by visiting Handshake and selecting on Career Center, then Appointments on your Handshake account. Or by calling 501-450-3134.

** You must send an updated copy of your resume back to the staff member that reviews it in order for your resume review to be considered complete**

4. Where can I find the online options available for each category?
Our online programs and events are listed below:

5. What is the program deadline?
The program deadline will vary depending on your graduation date:
December 2020: November 20th
May & August 2021: April 16th

6. How can I check to see how many activities I have completed?
To check your current Merit Fellow Status, find your Merit Fellow ID number Here

7. Where do I get my Merit Fellow ID number from?
After you attend one of our interest meetings, you will receive a follow up email to your cub account and it will contain your Merit Fellow ID number as well as all of the information that was covered in the interest meetings.

8. What is the W.O.W. Closet?
The W.O.W. Closet is a place where students can visit and select one free outfit a year to wear to on-campus interviews, career fairs, and even class presentations. You MUST make an appointment to visit the closet in Fall 2020.  More information about our W.O.W. Closet can be found at this link:  W.O.W. Closet Information.