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Welcome to Scholars

A nationally acclaimed living–learning program

The attention of a small college, the opportunities of a cutting-edge research university.

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Programs that enhance your studies

Each of College Park Scholars' 12 programs covers a thematic area that allows students to connect their major and other interests and learn across fields

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This program sends me forward equipped with knowledge, skills, a network and the courage I need to continue my growth.

Ruth Murdoch '23
Ruth Murdoch '23 Environment, Technology and Economy

Hours of service to the community over 25 Service Days
Internships, research projects and service-learning initiatives completed for sophomore capstone
Approximate number of majors in each Scholars cohort

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Latest News

  • Scholars Mourns Loss of Katherine McAdams, Program's 2nd Executive Director

    College Park Scholars mourns the loss of Katherine McAdams, who died Sept. 29, 2020, at the age of 70. McAdams was Scholars’ second-ever executive director.

  • College Park Scholars Updates Organizational Mark

    As a follow-up to its 25th anniversary year, College Park Scholars has updated its organizational mark. The updated design ties together the sun symbol, a clipart sun swirl that has informally represented the organization throughout its quarter-century history, with a design that was used in celebration of its 25th anniversary year during 2019–2020. The result is a modern “sunburst” that signifies:

  • The Sophomore Scholars Experience This Fall

    Sophomore Scholars students received the following message from College Park Scholars on July 9: Dear students; I hope this email finds you and your loved ones safe and well, and finding ways to enjoy summer. It’s been a roller coaster of a year so far, and I am sure you’ve experienced some uncertainty over what fall semester might look like on top of it all.

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