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The University of Notre Dame's AnBryce Scholars Initiative is a select, comprehensive, four year academic program for first generation scholar-leaders that assists students in navigating their university experience and scaffolds the development of community minded, global citizens.

The AnBryce Scholars Initiative reflects the vision of Mr. Anthony Welters and Ambassador Beatrice Wilkinson Welters, who began the AnByce Foundation in 1995. The Welters' sons, Bryant and Andrew, are graduates of the University of Notre Dame. 

Scholar Snapshot

In 2021-2022 we welcome our ninth cohort of students.

The program began in 2013 and supports 63 scholars and alumni, across all colleges and disciplines.

100% Post Grad Employment/Graduate Education Placement.

National Honors include: Fulbright Fellows, Fulbright Summer Institute Fellows, Gilman Scholars, a Boren Scholar and a Truman Scholar. 

3 McCloskey Competition Participants, 1 cash prize winner.

Over 2/3 of our students elect to study abroad.

90% of our scholars hold leadership positions on campus and in our community.


Erick Tapia, Class of 2018

It's like a dream come true, but way better.

– Erick Tapia, Class of 2018


Catching up with Teayanna Leytham '21, ESTEEM '22

Author: Sarah Kubinski


Teayanna Leytham '21 has always made the most of her time at Notre Dame, in the classroom as she pursued her Chemical Engineering degree and outside of it, leading clubs and studying abroad in Ireland. In particular, she maximized her summers during college. After freshman year, she was a Fulbright Summer Institute Scholar in Scotland (and also traveled to Rome with the College of Engineering). The following summer she headed to Washington, DC to take part in consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton's Summer Games

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