McConnell Center

Your support is critical to our success. Gifts to the McConnell Center help us continue our exceptional programming and will support the development of outstanding students, teachers and military professionals.

Upcoming Events

McConnell Scholarship

Apply online for the McConnell Scholarship to the University of Louisville.

Applications for our prestigious McConnell Scholarship to the University of Louisville are due Dec. 15. Open to graduating Kentucky high school students.

Questions? Contact , program manager

Limited to 10 new scholarship students per year. Must be a graduate of a Kentucky high school and attend the University of Louisville. Scholarship includes financial award to cover up to in-state tuition and travel expenses to Washington, DC, and the People's Republic of China.

The Center offers high-quality professional development for Kentucky social studies and history teachers and enriching seminars, lectures and conferences for secondary school students to further their understanding of U.S. history, politics and economics.

The Center has partnered with the U.S. Army to present a 30-day leadership development course for mid-career soldiers. Since 2014, the Center has also hosted a U.S. Army War College Fellow at the University of Louisville.


University of Louisville
Ekstrom Library, West Wing
Louisville, KY 40292

Office Hours

M-F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

No holiday hours.


tel (502) 852-1473

fax (502) 852-0046