Program Details

Kolodzik Business Scholars personalize their academic plans. The program provides varied coursework, experiential options, and elective opportunities to maximize flexibility. Students major and minor in Business and across the campus, taking full advantage of what the University of Cincinnati has to offer. 

Fast Track: Freshmen take linked courses in the Kolodzik Business Scholars learning community, study the world’s leading consumer product firm, Procter & Gamble, 84.51, and the aviation giant GE, in Project Fast Track, and examine career opportunities and personal interests to customize their academic plans. 

Freshman are also introduced to study abroad and cultural competency with a year-end program in Montreal, Canada

Experiential Options: Students complete professional and themed options.

Choose your path

  • Montreal: Spring semester first-year study abroad and full semester cultural competency 
  • Chicago: Fall break first-year professional development trip
  • KBSA Involvement: Student Executive board that meets with the Advisory Board
  • Study Abroad Experience: One- to six-week and full semester abroad experiences 
  • Professional Experience: Co-ops and internships
  • Campus Involvement: Impact across the UC campus and beyond
  • KBS Alumni Engagement: Networking events connecting current students with KBS alumni
  • "Take a KBSer to Work": Job shadowing opportunities
  • Honors Courses: Lindner College of Business and University of Cincinnati honors coursework
  • KBS Student Fund Scholarships: Merit based scholarships 
  • KBS Awards: Marianne W. Lewis Scholarship 


All Kolodzik Business Scholars receive tuition scholarshhips for up to 8 academic semesters.  The KBS scholarship is in addition to Cincinnatus Scholarship awards and may exceed full academic tuition.

The KBS student fund allows students to apply for additioanl merit based scholarships for study abroad and co-curricular activities.   

For more information, please visit the Student Financial Aid and Cincinnatus Scholarship websites.

Contact us

Headshot of Ruth Seiple, MBA

Ruth Seiple, MBA

Director, Kolodzik Business Scholars Program

3452 Carl H. Lindner Hall