Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars

Award-Winning Undergraduates at American University #ShatterExpectations

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Washington D.C. Metro Area
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Higher Education

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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars's Overview

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  • Larry P. Thomas "LPT" at Inaugural Director
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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars' Summary

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars shatter expectations.

Their work blends an uncompromising commitment to excellence with an irrepressible passion for social change to make a measurable impact in diverse, under-resourced, and underserved communities.

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars are advised by inspiring faculty, staff, and alumni to develop long-term personal and professional goals; to proactively prepare for graduate and professional school; and to seek creative solutions to the most pressing problems of our time.

And here's what matters most for you: they graduate from American University ready for their best life...no excuses.

Selected on the basis of academic achievement, leadership experience, and demonstrated community service, Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars receive American University's highest merit-based scholarship - full tuition, room, board, books, and fees. A freshmen class of five students is admitted each year.

For more information, please visit http://www.american.edu/DouglassScholars

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars' Skills & Expertise

  1. Qualitative Research
  2. Policy Analysis
  3. Leadership
  4. Public Policy
  5. Nonprofits
  6. Event Planning
  7. Research
  8. International Relations
  9. Public Speaking
  10. Fundraising
  11. Community Outreach
  12. Higher Education

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars' Experience

Larry P. Thomas "LPT"

Inaugural Director

October 2009Present (5 years) Washington D.C. Metro Area

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars' Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Portuguese

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • Arabic

    (Elementary proficiency)
  • Chinese

    (Limited working proficiency)

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars' Education

American University

20102020 (expected)

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