Campus Leaders

Featured Scholar

DeSousa-Brent Scholars excel in the classroom and beyond.

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Promoting Inclusiveness

Historic St. Mary's City

Scholars host annual visits to high schools and community centers in Maryland and Washington, DC, to promote St. Mary's to talented high school students.

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PROGRAM ADMISSION


Each May, St. Mary's College invites 50 entering students to join DeSousa-Brent.

Students are identified by their record as high school leaders and their membership in underrepresented groups, including:

  • Students who are first in their families to attend college
  • Pell Grant recipients
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Students with disabilities
  • Students from rural or urban communities

Entering students who accept our invitation join a cohort of DeSousa-Brent Scholars and a larger group of campus leaders. 

High school and transfer students who are interested in joining the DeSousa-Brent program can now apply online.

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