McConnell Center

Connecting leaders of today with Kentucky's leaders of tomorrow

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.