The McKnight Scholars Leadership Program begins with the selection of extraordinary undergraduate students that have demonstrated their potential for academic success, leadership, and impact. Upon arrival to OSU, the scholar group is provided exceptional benefits and shared.
Exclusive access to leadership courses
Involvement in off-campus experiences purposefully designed to broaden student perspectives
Individual mentoring from junior level McKnight Scholars
Out-of-state tuition waiver and significant funding
Access to an exclusive community of McKnight alumni
McKnight scholars become keenly aware of their values, learn strategies to turn those values into action, analyze local communities to identify needs, inspire others to take action, and develop a global perspective - all intended to develop the capacity to make profound contributions to society.