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Schottland Scholars

Where Leaders are Made

2018 Scholars

Meet the 2018 Schottland Scholars (From left to right: Victoria Kabernagel, Lindsey Lane, Johanna Watzka, Dave Craig, Steven Arias, Brandon Phillips, Paige Claire Mesher, Reagan Sobel, Allison Camp, Molly Badger, Mallory Banks)

About the Program

Schottland Scholar is a prestigious program designed for highly motivated business students and introduce them to leaders who have made a difference not only in their businesses but in the community as well. The program selects a small group of seniors in the School of Business to become Schottland Scholars. This provides the Scholars with opportunities to network with the business leaders, and mentors including Schottland Alumni, to advance their skill set and experience. Through this program, students become inspired to become the next generation of leaders. Approximately ten students from the School of Business senior class are selected each year.


For the scholars to develop skills to become outstanding in the areas of ethical awareness, global awareness, problem solving, and effective communication so that they will succeed in becoming future business leaders.

Full Program Curriculum

The Scholars participate in activities throughout the school year including:

  • Dinner and site visits each week: Scholars meet between 12-15 times during the academic school semester with presidents and CEOs of companies such as Charleston Regional Development Alliance, AstenJohnson, Santee Cooper, Trident Tech, Water Mission, etc.
  • Mentor Program: Each scholar is paired with a mentor in the field on expertise they are interested in pursuing along with an array of alumni.
  • Business Center Visits: Each semester the Schottland Scholars take two all expense paid weeklong trips to thriving business centers to meet with companies who are leaders in their respective industries. This provides an opportunity for the Scholars to meet and network with business leaders. Former destinations include, Atlanta, GA, Del Ray, FL, Rochester, NY and more. Each year the Scholars visit new locations to further expand their horizons.
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  • Skills Assessment and Development Program
  • Oral and Written Skill Development
  • Business Etiquette Training
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