Ade joins the Wells Scholars Program as the third Scholar from Arsenal Technical High School. He is very much looking forward to majoring in computer science, bowling at the IMU’s Back Alley, and meeting lots of new people who share his interests.
2020 Wells Scholars
Zoe will major in gender studies with a focus on finding a career in serving as an advocate and activist fighting to make the world a better place, especially for women, children, and public school educators.
Esteban is proud to join the Wells Scholars Program as the first Scholar from Washington High School and is honored to represent his small town in our international community.
Stella anticipates majoring in international studies with an additional major through the Media School, such as journalism with a concentration in public relations.
Nina, a rising junior, is majoring in international studies and minoring in Portuguese and hopes to pursue a career working for a nonprofit or other NGO focusing on rural and indigenous communities with specific emphasis on sustainable development projects centered around infrastructure and resource management.
Peyton chose IU for its almost endless number of opportunities that will help him explore his interests and meet a lot of amazing people.
Amangul is part of our second class of international Scholars and our first Scholar ever from Turkmenistan. She was drawn to IU by the wonderful research opportunities available even for incoming and undergraduate students.
Having grown up in Bloomington, Joelle knows firsthand just how many resources and experiences IU provides. She also knew that, by choosing IU, she would have the ability to explore all of her different passions through performance, research, and instruction.
Maia’s favorite quote comes from acclaimed composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein: “To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” She anticipates having just enough time to double major in violin performance and psychology!
Agness is part of our second class of international Scholars and is our first ever Scholar from the African Science Academy.
Mustafaa chose IU because it was just far enough away from home (but not too far!), and for the great opportunities to branch out of academics and pursue extracurricular activities like Model UN in a large and diverse student body.
Maddie is the first Scholar from Canton High School, where she is proud to have founded a charity organization called Warriors for a Healthy Mind that works to spread awareness and fund resources for mental health.
Kathryn, a rising senior, is majoring in international studies and Spanish with a minor in near Eastern languages and cultures and a certificate in liberal arts management.
Savannah, the first Scholar from Bullitt Central High School, plans to major in history and earn certificates in political & civil engagement and medieval studies, though she is open to exploring other courses of study during her time at IU.
Ethan chose IU and the Wells Scholars Program for their offer of a cosmopolitan education, both in opportunities to travel abroad and in the variety of topics and fields of study offered.
Rose, the third Scholar from the International School of Indiana, will pursue majors in biology and Spanish with hopes of becoming a biomedical researcher.
Cooper plans to major in environmental and sustainability studies as well as enjoy interdisciplinary classes through both the College of Arts and Sciences and the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Emma finds journalism to be the perfect blend of connecting with others, listening to their stories, and helping them meet their needs, all while employing her passion for writing to build ties with people from all corners of the world.
Garrett, the second Scholar from Loogootee High School, plans to major in anthropology and possibly also linguistics and is looking forward to pursuing and expanding his academic interests while exploring IU’s campus and communities.