- A cohort program limited to 10 Kentucky graduating high school seniors each year (total of 40 students in the program each year)
- Guaranteed in-state tuition scholarships to the University of Louisville
- Membership to the McConnell Scholars Program, which includes:
- All-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C.
- Extended summer Study Abroad in the People's Republic of China
- Meeting with top Political Leaders
- Take part in Liberal Arts Seminars and "great book" discussions
- Opportunities to intern in Washington D.C.
- Resources to help study Internationally