The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund recently announced its eighth class of McGowan Fellows. The Chicago-based family foundation recognizes students from top business schools across the U.S. who are dedicated to societal issues and ethical practices.
The McGowan Fellows Program, established in 2010, honors the legacy of William G. McGowan, the pioneering entrepreneur who embodied the ethical values business leadership. The Fund collaborates with its ten business school partners to choose ten second-year MBA students who demonstrate academic excellence as well as a commitment to ethical leadership. These students receive full tuition for their second year of business school.
Over the next year, the eighth class will work together on a social impact project taking on a challenge relating to insurance coverage for a preventive health program. Through this and other experiences, the Fellows Program intends to provide the resources and guidance to young professionals to become accountable, ethical leaders and role models for future generations.
The McGowan Fellows Class of 2018 includes students from the following business schools:
• CMU Tepper
• Columbia Business School
• Dartmouth Tuck
• Duke Fuqua
• Georgetown McDonough
• MIT Sloan
• Northwestern Kellogg
• Chicago Booth
• Michigan Ross
• UPenn Wharton
For more information on the McGowan Fellows Program, visit williamgmcgowanfund.org.