Moody Global Fellows

The Moody Global Fellows program provides undergraduates with a positive, fully-funded first-time abroad experience.

Through the Moody Global Fellows program, you will: 

  • Strengthen your connection to the Rice global community by meeting with universities, partners, and alumni abroad. 
  • Learn how to plan an international trip with the help of country-experts at Rice, your peers, and the CCL. 
  • Identify global opportunities related to your personal, academic, and professional goals. 
  • Learn about and be prepared to pursue more global travel during your future at Rice. 
Costa Rica
Moody Global Fellows Alina, Imaje, and Michael in Costa Rica.

Eligibility - Moody Global Fellows must:

  • Be first generation college students and/or limited-income students 
  • Freshman or sophomore
  • Have not previously traveled internationally (international students are eligible if they have not traveled beyond their travel to Rice for their studies; some limited and family travel may be considered as exceptions)
  • Be any major
  • Commit to monthly pre-departure meetings January through May
  • Be available for 2-3 weeks of international travel in the summer (during May 12-26 OR July 14-28, 2024)
Moody Global Fellow Doug in Brazil.

Location: University of Costa Rica in San Jose.

Apply on InfoReady by January 10, 2024. 

If you are interested: 

  • Read through this info sheet for more details about the program. 
  • Stay up to date on upcoming events and program updates by indicating your interest in the Moody Global Fellows program via this form
  • Contact Kelsey Ullom ( to be connected to a program alumni or set up an appointment to talk more about the program. 
Moody Global Fellow Sneha in Brazil.



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