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For Fellows (Students)

​If you are a student who is nominated to become a Harbor Freight Fellow:

  • You will receive an email with a link to submit an application

  • Complete the application with your Advisor’s help   

  • Once an application is submitted it will be evaluated, and you will be notified by email that you are either accepted, declined or deferred

If accepted, you will receive an e-mail with links for the following:

  • W-9: we cannot release a check without this

  • Media Release: allows us to place photos, videos etc on our website

  • Fellowship Agreement: to be completed once a Mentor is identified

  • B-Unbound: Big Picture’s Real World Learning management platform


All the above must be completed before the 120 hours of the Fellowship can begin.

Finding A Mentor


You should work with the Advisor to find an appropriate Mentor. A Mentor may be a known contact to your Advisor, school community, or within your own personal network. A Mentor may also be someone you and Advisor are meeting for the first time.  


Set-Up Meeting and Fellowship Agreement


The Fellow, Advisor, and Mentor meet in person or virtually to discuss the terms of the Fellowship and complete the Fellowship Agreement. At this meeting, the ​Harbor Freight Fellowship Agreement​ is used to set goals, expectations and exchange logistics (e.g., scheduling and means for communication). 

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B-Unbound Navigator App

Use the B-Unbound App to record each day’s attendance at the Fellowship site, and to track progress. B-Unbound logs hours and captures real-time data on student goals, learning, and interest in the Fellowship.

Download IOS App

Download Android App


For help with B-Unbound, contact:

Anthonette Pena

Wrap-Up and Reflect


Please complete the Post Fellowship Survey upon completion of the Fellowship A presentation including a formal reflection on the experience, a celebration, and sharing gratitude are all encouraged. Scholarships and stipends will be distributed upon the receipt of final documentation for the Fellowship.


Reflections from Fellows


“I have improved myself personally, mentally, and physically…. I have noticed that my daily habits have changed, and I have been getting more positive results than I did in the past.”

“My interest for the trade has only gotten stronger since I started [the fellowship].”

“I have met so many different people such as customers, other local business employers.”

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