Philip Evans Scholars are expected to challenge themselves. They are urged to explore new ideas and new worlds, to take intellectual and professional risks, and to dream largely and pursue their dreams aggressively. They are expected to set goals and to take advantage of the mentoring and support offered by the college and the foundation staff to plan a program that will help them achieve their goals.
Scholars are expected to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the program by thoughtfully planning a series of summer experiences that will expand upon the Swarthmore classroom experience and empower them to develop their full potential.
Scholars are expected to maintain the high personal and academic standards for which they were chosen and to be active, involved participants in the Swarthmore community. They are also encouraged to share their diverse interests and talents with the Evans community of students, alumni, and staff.
Scholars are expected to become leaders in their chosen field and in their communities.
Perhaps most importantly, scholars are expected to give back to those people and institutions that have supported them-their college, their communities, and the world. Each scholar will meet these expectations in his or her own unique way.