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. 

To graduate as a Kolodzik Business Scholar, students complete the following requirements:

Fast Track: Freshmen take linked courses in the Kolodzik Business Scholars learning community, study the world’s leading consumer product firm, Procter & Gamble, 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
  • Chicago: Fall break first-year professional development trip
  • KBSA Involvement: Executive board, committees, and similar activities
  • Study Abroad Experience: One- to six-week trips
  • Study Abroad Experience: Full semester trips
  • Professional Experience: Co-ops and internships
  • Campus Involvement: Impacts on student organizations
  • KBS Alumni Engagement: Networking events connecting current students with KBS alumni
  • "Take a KBSer to Work": Job shadowing opportunities
  • KBS Interviews Volunteer: Incoming first-year students
  • Honors Courses: Lindner College of Business and University of Cincinnati honors coursework
  • KBSA Event Participation: Professional services and engagement
  • KBS Awards: Marianne W. Lewis Scholarship and more


All Kolodzik Business Scholars receive tuition scholarshhips for up to 8 academic semesters, in addition to Cincinnatus Scholarship awards.

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

520 Carl H. Lindner Hall