King Scholar Program Expands to Develop Leaders in Ending Global Poverty


The current King Scholars are, seated, from left, Loveridge Bere '18, Marc Sepama '17, and Eric Iradakunda '17, and standing, from left, Cherrie Kandie '18 and Faith Rotich '18. Not pictured is Theo Wilson '17. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)

King Scholar Leadership Program founders Dottie and Bob King ’57 have made a $21 million gift to more than double their investment in the scholarship program they established to bring exceptional students from Latin America, Africa, and Asia to Dartmouth. The Kings’ gift will dramatically expand the program they founded in 2013 to support students from developing nations who are passionate about international leadership and global poverty alleviation. The recent gift brings the total investment in the program to more than $35 million. 

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