Faith and Learning Scholars are Villanova undergraduates, who see unique advantages to studying in an environment where each member of the community is free to express a faith tradition and explore how faith informs learning.
Faith and Learning Scholars are sponsored by the Center for Faith and Learning, which structures conversation among student scholars and faculty mentors. Through opportunities sponsored by the Center, scholars and mentors together will:
Students may apply to be a Faith and Learning Scholar or may be nominated by a member of the Villanova University community. Eligible students must:
The Center for Faith and Learning will provide structure and oversight for a variety of student-faculty interactions. At a minimum, five meetings are planned for the first year.
Villanova University seeks to prepare the next generation of young adults to integrate faith and learning into their emerging adult life. In addition, the Center for Faith and Learning hopes to encourage young scholars to consider advanced degrees and life in the academy as a future vocation.
The formation process for the '15-'16 community of faculty Mentors and student Scholars (freshmen who will then be rising sophomores) will begin in January 2015. Both the prior year Mentor application and Scholar application are posted on those pages for reference till the new ones are prepared. Please feel free to contact us at the Center for more information or to answer any questions you may have.