Program Overview


Video highlighting the founding and mission of the Brady Scholars Program.

Do you ever wonder about national leaders in government, science, business, or community organizations? Do you ever wish they could be better—more thoughtful and reflective, more honest, more courageous, more dedicated? Do you ever think “I could do that better?”

We think you can.

The Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life—A three-year academic program for Northwestern University students with a major in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.  Applications are accepted in the spring of freshman year, Program courses and activities begin in the sophomore year.

Sophomore Year

Three sequential seminars titled:

Junior Year

Study abroad at a location of your choice

Senior Year

Service learning seminars and Senior Class Project

Apply for a program dedicated to academic reflection from the tradition of the humanities, response from the global community, and the experience of the Evanston community.