What are the defining attributes of a McDonnell Academy Scholar?

We specified the three pillars of the McDonnell Scholars program. These factors represent the defining attributes of every McDonnell Academy Scholar, beyond being an expert in one’s discipline. These pillars focus our programming and help Scholars track their progress.

McDonnell Scholar Core Competencies

  1. Understand and learn from perspectives arising from different cultures and value systems.
  2. Develop a network of relationships involving individuals with different cultures and disciplines.
  3. Increase capacity as a formal and informal leader in diverse contexts.