McConnell Center accepting applications for Young Leaders Academy


The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center is accepting applications for the 2021 Young Leaders Academy.

This year’s academy will provide at or near an entry-level college experience that focuses on the origins, development and continuing relevance of the U.S. Constitution. Lectures and discussions will include distinguished faculty. Discussion topics include:

  • The Federalist and Anti-Federalist debates
  • Why a written constitution?
  • The role of government
  • The role of federal courts

The academy will take place June 16-19. Kentucky students who have completed at least one year of high school are eligible to apply. If accepted, students will receive a full scholarship that includes lodging, meals and educational materials.

Applications for the Young Leaders Academy are due April 23. For more information, email or call (502) 852-3947.