Laidlaw Scholars Program at Cornell
The Laidlaw Leadership and Research Program promotes ethical leadership and international research around the world—starting with the passionate leaders and learners found on campuses like Cornell.
The Einaudi Center administers the Laidlaw Scholars Program at Cornell, leveraging its faculty expertise and international partners to support student research and global networking.
Get to Know the Laidlaw Scholars Program
In two years, Laidlaw scholars become skilled researchers, embrace data-based decision-making, and learn to lead with integrity. The program has four major components:
The program is open to first- and second-year students, shaping their college careers through early research and leadership training and connecting them with faculty mentors. Learn more about the program and how to join the next cohort of Laidlaw scholars.
Laidlaw Information Sessions
Student info sessions are an opportunity to get all your questions answered! Our Laidlaw coordinator will walk you through the basics of the program, provide advice on how to approach potential faculty research mentors, and go over the program application.
Check our info session schedule to find the next virtual or in-person session on the program.
Meet the Scholars
We currently host two cohorts of Laidlaw scholars. Get to know them and their work.