The Cornell Tradition
The Cornell Tradition is an alumni-supported program that coordinates the efforts of outstanding undergraduates who are committed to paid work and service in addition to academic achievement. Total membership is approximately 500 fellows, most of whom are chosen through the regular Cornell University admissions process. Rising sophomores and juniors can apply to the program during their spring semester. Each year, Cornell Tradition Fellows contribute over 50,000 hours of work and over 40,000 hours of service in the campus, local, and home communities.