"We are a community brimming with energy and enthusiasm for our liberal arts mission. . . Bucknellians of all generations share curiosity, creativity, ambition and drive. Working with them, you'll achieve the education you deserve and you'll grow in ways that you never thought possible. You'll think critically, express yourself fully, thrive on challenge, and succeed in your career." (Bucknell - Who We Are)
Bucknell has been deeply involved with SHE-CAN since the very beginning in 2006 -- accepting and funding Simin Wahdat from Afghanistan and Malyse Uwase from Rwanda who eventually became the first SHE-CAN scholars. By taking the initial risk of believing they had a place for these fearless women on their campus, Bucknell fully embraced their role in educating global leaders.
Bucknell’s willingness to take risks and be a pioneer for women’s leadership has continued to this day as they were also one of the first to make a long-term commitment to joining the SHE-CAN coalition.
William Morrow, Bucknell Trustee, expressed his support by saying, "The SHE-CAN scholarship program provides not only the opportunity for its scholars to benefit from the education that Bucknell can offer, but it furthers the university's Global Learning Initiative by bringing students from diverse geographies, backgrounds, and experiences that will enrich and educate the students, professors, and administrators with whom they will interact."
Bucknell's risk-oriented, innovative attitude and welcoming student body provide an ideal environment for our scholars to learn to step out of their comfort zones and internalize the university’s mission as pioneering change-makers.
Meet Our SHE-CAN Scholars