About the Program
The McConnell Scholars Program is a rigorous and prestigious academic program for a select group of interdisciplinary undergraduate students majoring or minoring in political science at the University of Louisville.
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Over the course of four years, McConnell Scholars meet a variety of national, state and local leaders and study with some of the finest faculty in the nation. All McConnell Scholars have a strong passion for leadership, scholarship and service.
Only 10 graduating high school seniors from Kentucky are awarded the McConnell Scholarship each year and admitted to the McConnell Scholars Program.
- McConnell Scholars are guaranteed up to full in-state tuition scholarships to the University of Louisville (final award amount determined by committee)
- Fully-funded summer study abroad to the People's Republic of China
- Special grant assistance for study abroad programs and internships
- Opportunities to meet, interview and engage local, state and national leaders
- Mentor connections with more than 200 McConnell Scholar Alumni