The Doherty Scholars are the top rising juniors and seniors pursuing a degree in business administration with an entrepreneurship concentration. These students will become leaders in creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem at Elon University. The scholarships were established through a generous gift from Ed and Joan Doherty, whose gifts also established the center that bears their name.
Major: Marketing & Entrepreneurship
“After graduating from Elon, I plan on pursing social entrepreneurship, solving social problems on a large scale.”
New London, N.H.
"After graduating from Elon, I would like to pursue work in Mergers and Acquistions specializing in the healthcare market."
“After graduation, I would like to combine my love of baking with my entrepreneurial degree to create a nouveau retail bakery experience that I can grow throughout the country.”
Major: Entrepreneurship and Marketing
“Ever since learning about TOMS Shoes, I've made it my goal to make social entrepreneurship more common in the corporate world. I haven't quite gotten to the "how", but I'm starting with this goal and planning on going wherever it takes me.”
Major: Entrepreneurship and International Business
“In the future, I want to utilize my entrepreneurial skills to transform the way businesses operate by incorporating social and environmental awareness into their business strategy.”
West Chester, Pa.
Major: Finance & Accounting Minor: Economics
“Upon graduation, I plan on to pursue a career in Finance with the intent of one day opening my own investment firm.”
Timothy David Porter