Belk Scholars are adventurous, studious, artistic, athletic, creative, collaborative and compassionate.

Their experiences reflect a varied and sometimes surprising range of interests, talents and achievements. They have a positive influence on their communities while on campus and after graduation.

Hear more about the diverse experiences of some of our scholars.

Arielle Korman '17
Major: Languages and Cultures of the Middle East
Doing now: Research Fulbright to study literature and writing in Israel

Matthew Schlerf '16
Major:
Theatre
Doing Now: MFA candidate at Rose Bruford College in London

Nate Harding '17
Major: Education and Community Studies
Doing now: Pursuing work in nonprofit sector

Whitney White '08
Major:
Anthropology
Doing now: Strategy & Operations at Afara Global

Mariem Bchir '20
Major: Computer Science (Education Studies minor)
Doing now: Student

Mac Skelton '07
Major: Religion
Doing now: Ph.D. Candidate at Johns Hopkins researching medical anthropology

Belk Scholar Brody McCurdy

Brody McCurdy '20
Major: Not yet declared
Doing now: Student

Kayla Edwards Belk Scholar

Kayla Edwards '20
Major: Not yet declared
Doing now: Student

Belk Scholar Alex Soltany '18

Alex Soltany '18
Major: Middle Eastern Studies
Doing now: Student

Belk Scholar Sarah Gustafson '14

Sarah Gustafson '14
Major: History (French minor)
Doing Now: Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University

Belk Scholar Anna Van Hollen '12

Anna Van Hollen '12
Major:
History
Doing Now: Member of the Facebook Global Policy team in Washington D.C.