Will Smith

A native of Memphis Tennessee, William Smith graduated from St. Louis University with a degree in Cultural Anthropology and African American Studies in 2016. Before joining the Office of Scholar […]

Scholar Program Events


Learn more about annual events that help bring together the WashU Scholar Programs community.

Scholar Program FAQs

Ervin Scholar Aria Griffin

Answers to Scholar Program questions ranging from eligibility requirements to the application process and beyond.

The Scholar Programs Community

Office of Scholar Programs Class of 2025

Formed in 2016, the Office of Scholar Programs joins the Danforth, Ervin, and Rodriguez scholar programs into one scholar community.

Jeffery Matthews

Jeffery Matthews

Jeffery Matthews, Professor of Practice in Performing Arts, has been on the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences since 1988, teaching classes in theater and directing many productions […]

Kirsten Smith

Kirsten Smith

Kirsten provides administrative and operational support for the Office of Scholar Programs and the Danforth Scholars program. She has worked with the Danforth Scholars in various capacities for majority of […]

Julia Macias

Julia Macias

Dr. Julia Macias serves as Associate Dean of the Office of Scholar Programs, home of the university‚Äôs signature merit scholars programs: the Danforth Scholars Program, the Ervin Scholars Program and […]

Annika Rodriguez Scholars Program

Two Rodriguez Scholars hug

Recognizes students who demonstrate academic and leadership achievements, service to the community and a commitment to bringing diverse groups together.