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Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals
Identifying and addressing the challenges of COVID-19 through artificial intelligence, technology, and big data Seed Grants: Up to three awards | Up to $25,000 each Deadline: February 26, 2021 The McDonnell International Scholars Academy and the Social Policy Institute (SPI) at Washington University in St. Louis are seeking proposals from Washington University researchers and international partners that identify and address the […]

Africa Initiative awards pilot grants

Africa Initiative awards pilot grants
In its second cycle, The Africa Initiative Pilot Grant Program, in partnership with the McDonnell International Scholars Academy and the Institute for Public Health, has awarded grants of up to $10,000 each to eight research projects. These grants will help WashU faculty initiate new collaborations with scholars at institutional partners in Africa. The level of […]

2019 Wrighton Leadership Fellow Awardees

2019 Wrighton Leadership Fellow Awardees
The McDonnell Academy admitted its first Scholars, selected in the fall of 2019 with programming to begin in the spring, who demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership potential in the Mark S. Wrighton Leadership Fellows Program.  Jae’s project seeks to develop a sustainability plan for the non-profit 501(c)3 global health organization Empower Through Health (ETH), for which he is […]

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.