Presidential International Scholar

The Presidential International Scholar is selected by the president of Wofford College as a student with exceptional potential to benefit humankind as evidenced by a demonstrated passion for service learning combined with a globally minded intellectual curiosity.

Meet Josh Lipscomb ’24

Josh Lipscomb ’24 has been studying abroad in Spain since August. He will soon be traveling again as Wofford’s 2023-24 Presidential International Scholar.

Meet Paola Cruz ’23

Paola Cruz ’23, a double major in sociology and anthropology and Spanish from Charlotte, North Carolina, will be Wofford College’s Presidential International Scholar during the 2022-23 academic year.

Meet Hector Ortiz ’22

Hector Ortiz ’22, a triple major from Saluda, South Carolina, studying biology, philosophy and Spanish, was selected for the independent research abroad experience.

Meet Margaret Roach ’21

Margaret Roach ’21, a psychology major with a concentration in medicine and the liberal arts from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, had a year like no other Presidential International Scholar.

Past Presidential International Scholars

Listing of past Presidential International Scholars