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Wrighton Fellows gain personalized leadership coaching

Wrighton Fellows gain personalized leadership coaching
The Wrighton Leadership Fellows Program is intended to help motivated McDonnell Academy Scholars enhance their leadership capabilities in a way customized to their needs and career. The program provides personalized leadership coaching combined with a leadership experience, to help them build their leadership skills.  All McDonnell Scholars are eligible for this experience, with a focus […]

COVID-19 Seed Grant Initiative: One Year Progress Report

COVID-19 Seed Grant Initiative: One Year Progress Report
The McDonnell Academy COVID-19 Seed Grant Initiative reports positive outcomes in the first year since the project’s launch in October 2020. The initiative awarded $250,000 total to kick-start 10 research projects chosen from a highly competitive applicant pool, which included 34 WashU teams from six of the university’s schools and 23 partner institutions. The projects address the international social, […]

McDonnell Academy Call for Applications is now open!

McDonnell Academy Call for Applications is now open!
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 academic year. An internationally competitive graduate fellowship program, the McDonnell Academy awards financial support and leadership training to dynamic students with proven academic excellence and leadership potential while pursuing graduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis. The McDonnell Academy fellowship opportunity is open to prospective […]

McDonnell Academy EVENTS

The McDonnell Academy organizes special seminars, retreats and other events. Our distinguished Scholars, politicians and analysts lead discussions on political, cultural and economic issues in the United States and the broader world.

There are not currently any upcoming events scheduled. Please check back for new events to be added.

In the meantime, if you’d like to explore campus events, please visit Happenings at WashU.