Students are placed with partners across many different sectors working in and around the K-12 education system: district-level and school leadership, advocacy and service non-profits, and philanthropic organizations.
Emily Rapport '16 worked with the Arts & Science Council's youth development program that uses digital photography and digital multimedia arts to educate and inspire students to stay in school, graduate, and pursue goals beyond high school.
Maddie Smith '15 worked with the summer learning program to create a measurement tool and collect and analyze accurate and ongoing data about the program. She also supported general administration of the program, including supporting the incorporation of a garden into healthy eating and cooking instruction.
Education Scholars is a nine-week "Transition to Impact" summer program for Davidson students interested in driving change at every level of our education system. This program places ten students in immersive, project-based internships with local partners in and around the Charlotte education system.
Complete a high-impact internship at a leading education organization in the City of Charlotte
Participate in regular enrichment workshops with local experts and practitioners that explore and analyze complex issues in education
Live in a community with other scholars just outside of Charlotte's vibrant Uptown
Access a network of innovative practitioners and change-makers who can serve as mentors and resources
Who Should Apply?
All non-graduating students with an interest in any of the following areas:
Social change/change management
Philanthropy, teaching, economic inequality
How to Apply?
Applications for 2017 are now closed. Check back in December to apply for the summer of 2018.