The endowed funds listed below have been given by and in honor of friends of Davidson College and the Dean Rusk International Studies Program who are deeply committed to broadening the scope and resources of international studies at Davidson. These funds constitute the majority of the grant budget, but they are augmented by funds from the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Established by C. Anthony Boon '76, the Boon grant is for study, experiential learning, or service abroad.
As their class gift, these classes created scholarships for student research, service, and experiential learning abroad.
Created by Davidson alumni of the Watson Fellowship program, these scholarships help outstanding students pursue exceptional experiences abroad.
Established in honor of the Fujita Family to enable a talented Davidson artist, broadly defined, to pursue a high quality, independent arts project outside of the United States.
This grant provides support for extended study abroad.
This grant allows for an outstanding experience promoting understanding, appreciation, and celebration of religious diversity abroad.
Established in honor of the Hirose family, this scholarship enables outstanding students to conduct independent research in the East Asia.
This fund allows for travel in Central or South America.
Established by James R. McNab, Jr. '66, this endowment enhances Middle East Studies at Davidson by providing funding for library resources, faculty and student conferences, and student research in the Middle East.
Established by Cynthia P. and Richard H. Morehead '56, this scholarship allows student travel to countries with significant Muslim populations or in Africa, Southeast Asia, Russia, China, and South America.
These scholarships, created in honor of the Dean Rusk Program's first Director, Ambassador Jack Perry, are awarded to Medical Volunteers in Developing Countries.
Given in honor of Dr. Charles E. Ratliff, Jr., professor emeritus of economics, this fund supports students conducting economic research in developing countries.
These funds enable outstanding students to participate in the Medical Volunteers for Developing Countries program.
Established through a bequest from Virginia and Dean Rusk '31, these scholarships are for students with financial need to study or perform service abroad.
This fund enables the creation and support of student opportunities for Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies.
Given by William A. White, Jr. '52 and Elizabeth Smith White, this fund provides scholarships for international study and service projects of high merit in any region or field.
This grant, administered through Dean Rusk but awarded by the Preministerial Committee, is intended to give students considering a vocation to ordained ministry (in any denomination) an opportunity to travel and study abroad over the summer.