Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Meaningful support

Go Beyond, Campaign for WheatonStudents who receive scholarship support know firsthand the impact that philanthropy can have on the lives of others. They live it. Several student recently talked about what scholarships awards mean to them and how Wheaton is changing their lives.

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Julie Bogen ’14

  • Glavin Family Scholarship
  • Community Scholar
  • Film and New Media Studies
  • Litchfield, Conn.

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Julie Bogen ’14
Judith Garcia ’13
Joseph Campbell ’14

Go Beyond, Campaign for Wheaton“A scholarship means an opportunity to get an education. It means an opportunity to get an internship. This summer I was able to work at a publication, helping out with their PR and press and writing articles for them.

Without the scholarship, it would not have been possible. I know I wouldn’t be able to be here without it. I wouldn’t be able to participate in extracurriculars without it, and I certainly wouldn’t have had access to the internship I had this summer without it.

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Judith Garcia ’13

  • Rosemary Pye ’68 Scholarship
  • Urban Studies
  • Chelsea, Mass.

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Julie Bogen ’14
Judith Garcia ’13
Joseph Campbell ’14

Go Beyond, Campaign for Wheaton“Scholarships have a ripple effect. I’m at Wheaton because I was supported by scholarships and I’m very grateful. My goal has always been to go back to disadvantaged communities like the one I grew up in and help the people there.

I was gone for four months to study in Muscat, Oman. I learned Arabic; I learned to read it, write it and speak it. Now, I’m trilingual. What led me to choose Oman is that it was completely different: a different environment, different religion, different culture. The experience made me a more conscious individual and a more informed individual, and that is very important.”

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Joseph Campbell ’14

  • Anson and Jean J. Beard ’65 Trustee Scholar
  • Chemistry
  • Loudon, N.H.

Read their story and view their video:

Julie Bogen ’14
Judith Garcia ’13
Joseph Campbell ’14

Go Beyond, Campaign for Wheaton“I worked with Professor Jani Benoit on a summer research project. We had a lot of one-on-one time, a lot of lab time to learn research skills. I loved it. At a bigger university, if an undergrad is doing research, he is probably making photocopies and handing them to a graduate student. Here, you really are involved. You’re right in the thick of the material. It’s really an experience like no other.

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