Leadership and Character Scholars

Leadership and Character Scholars constitute a small, selective cohort of exceptional students who are also committed to developing their leadership and character during their four years at Wake Forest.

Leadership and Character Scholars receive a full scholarship to Wake Forest, along with special opportunities for leadership and character development, including:

  • Conversations with visiting speakers and exemplary leaders
  • Specially designed retreats, workshops and discussion groups
  • Personal mentoring
  • Summer stipends to pursue service, internships and research related to leadership and character

Led by Dr. Michael Lamb, who designed programming for Rhodes Scholars in Oxford, the Leadership and Character Scholars Program is designed to strengthen students’ sense of community, inform their values and vocation and prepare them to serve their communities well beyond Wake Forest.