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McDonnell Academy

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St. Louis provides graduate and professional students from university partners around the world with an extraordinary educational experience at Washington University.

March 11, 2014 - McDonnell International Scholars visit The United Nations Headquarters and meet with Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon James Byard/WUSTL Photos

McDonnell International Scholars visit the United Nations Headquarters and meet with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

To ensure the highest quality program, the Academy is focused and small, involving a limited number of Scholars and university partners. By creating an international network of research universities, Washington University in St. Louis intends to develop a cohort of future leaders in a global university system and promote global awareness and social responsibility.

The McDonnell Academy affirms the United States’ interest in attracting talented international and domestic students for advanced educational experiences and provides a means for the University to learn more about the global community.