McDonnell International Scholars Academy celebrates 10-year anniversary​

Committed to the core mission of educating future global leaders, the academy celebrated its 10th Anniversary during a major reunion event, honoring McDonnell Academy Alumni.

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Through academic, cultural and social opportunities, the academy helps scholars develop into future leaders knowledgeable about critical international issues.

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"The McDonnell International Scholars Academy provides a framework for top graduate students to work as a cohort as they move on to become world leaders."


~ John F. McDonnell

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Universities that become partners in the academy are committed to excellence in education and research, and to the importance of international collaboration.

Select corporations with a commitment to higher education and international programs support scholars and the McDonnell International Scholars Academy.

Collaborative research enhances the network of partner universities. Together, network institutions are working to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.