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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

78,368
Hours of service to the community over 25 Service Days
8,000+
Internships, research projects and service-learning initiatives completed for sophomore capstone
83
Approximate number of majors in each Scholars cohort

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  • COVID-19 Anxiety: Scholars Faculty is Here for Students

    Scholars students received the following message today from Dr. Marilee Lindemann, executive director of College Park Scholars: Dear students, I know the past few days have been a lot to take. You’ve undoubtedly experienced a range of emotions in a very short span of time, as rumors have spread about the campus response to the coronavirus. I’m sure you feel like you have a lot of questions and not enough answers. Maybe the only thing you know for sure now is that you feel uncertain and anxious.

  • Scholars Alum: Valentine's Special with Jeff Amoros and Corey Brewer

    College Park Scholars Executive Director Marilee Lindemann often jokes to new students that some of them may end up meeting the love of their life in Scholars. The line usually gets an incredulous, slightly nervous laugh from students, but it’s true: Some of our Scholars students eventually go on to fall in love and marry. In this special Valentine’s edition of our alumni profiles, we offer a Q&A with one such couple. Jeff Amoros and Corey Brewer          Alum of: BOTH: International Studies 

  • Scholars Alum: Kristen Wolfe, a Disney Animal Kingdom Zookeeper

    Kristen Wolfe Alum of: Life Sciences Year graduated: 1998

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