Global Scholars


The Global Scholars Program at Rivier University is an honors program designed for students to engage in interdisciplinary academic seminars, leadership development and intercultural/service immersion.       

At the center of this engagement is a focus on welcoming the stranger as neighbor, concentrating on five threads of Roman Catholic Social Teaching: the dignity of the person, the dignity of the person in the context of community, option for the poor, solidarity, and the care of creation and on their global dimensions.  

 The Global Scholars Programis open to all majors, providing a robust opportunity for students who want to develop as global leaders for the 21st century prepared to address the world's most pressing issues.   

Program Benefits:  

  • Exciting service trips. 
  • International travel. 


Gain necessary skills for professional success in the modern world. 

  • Develop intercultural competence. 
  • Study and understand issues that transcend borders. 
  • Understand the inter-connectivity of the world marketplace. 
  • Develop understanding of social justice issues that are worldwide. 

 Criteria for Entrance  

Students are invited to participate in the program after being admitted to the University.  At minimum, a student must have a 3.4 GPA and show the ability to succeed in rigorous coursework.  A student may be considered for participation under other considerations, such as the level of coursework taken in high school as well as the nomination from an admissions counselor.   

Upon invitation, students may attend an information session to learn more.   

Global Scholars Contact Information:  

 Dr. Brad Stull, Dean of Undergraduate Studies or 603-897-8238 



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