• Study Abroad

    Approximately 80 percent of the student body study, travel, work or perform service abroad. Photo by Ivana Masimore '14

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    At Davidson, you will meet talented people dedicated to lives of leadership and service.

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Belk Scholars

Belk Scholars are some of the most talented students you will encounter on campus, with experiences that reflect a varied and sometimes surprising range of interests, talents, and achievements. While on campus, and after graduation, they have a positive influence on their communities.

Belk Scholars at a Glance

Mustafa Abid

Mustafa Abid

Major: Political Science, pursuing pre-med
Activities: Youth Davidson High School Board co-director, Davidson Club Soccer, Muslim Student Association, study abroad in India, Sri Lanka, Oman, and the UAE

Rachel Borchers

Rachel Borchers

Major: Political Science
Concentration: International Studies
Activities: College Democrats co-president, OFA (Obama for America, now Organizing for Action) volunteer, Ending Poverty in Charlotte co-president, Timmy Global Health medical brigade Spanish translator in Ecuador, study abroad in Chile

Jessie Li

Jessie Li

Major: English
Activities: Co-President of Changing Minds, runner, writer for Davidsonian and Libertas, Editor of Hobart Park, Wikipedia Psychology Ambassador, tutor at Community School of Davidson, The Adroit Journal fiction reviewer, travel to China, Hong Kong, India, England, Taiwan

Cam Parker

Cam Parker

Major: History,
Concentration: Environmental Studies
Activities: SAE Standards Board member, Patterson Court Council membership chair (in charge of recruitment for fraternities, sororities, and eating houses), Union Board communications director, Chidsey Leadership Fellow, study abroad in Denmark

Aric Riviere

Aric Reviere

Major: Art History
Minor: Arabic Literature and Language
Activities: Van Every/Smith Galleries, Emerging Issues Academy, Youth Davidson founder/director, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation curatorial intern, Abu Dhabi Project, Beirut and France 2013-14 study abroad 

Current Belk Scholars

Mustafa Abid '15
Harrisonburg, Va.

Joseph Allaire '15
Silver Spring, Md.

Sana Alimohamed '17
Spartanburg, S.C.

Kaki Bennett '15
Atlanta, Ga.

Rahael Borchers '15
Pleasanton, Calif.

Alyssa Bryan '17
Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Darden Callaway '14
Raleigh, N.C.

Yeeva Cheng '15
Cherryville, N.C.

Avril Coley '14
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Margaret Cookson '14
Coral Gables, Fla.

Kate Donahoo '17
The Woodlands, Texas

Madi Driscoll '17
St. Paul, Minn.

Molly Farrugia '17
Baltimore, Md.

Hannah Fuller '17
Seattle, Wash.

Dylan Goodman '16
Raleigh, N.C.

Matt Gore '16
Austin, Texas

Sarah Gustafson '14
Wilton, Conn.

Nate Harding '17
San Marino, Calif.

Arielle Korman '17
New York, N.Y.

Jessie Li '15
State College, Pa.

Brian Parker '15
Silver Spring, Md.

Cam Parker ‘15
Wellesley, Mass.

Emily Rapport '16
Bexley, Ohio

Aric Reviere '15
Spartanburg, S.C.

Matthew Schlerf '16
Baltimore, Md.

Bolton Smith '16
Winston-Salem, N.C.

Kyle Taylor '16
Carmel, In.

lizabeth Welliver '16
Westminster, Md.

Catherine Wu '16
Portland, Ore.