Interested in being a part of engineering excellence? Want to connect with other students and faculty before the first day of classes? Apply now for the Brown-Forman Engineering Academy
This is a two-week, live on program designed to prepare accepted incoming engineering freshmen both academically and personally. This enrichment program is designed to assist students with their transition into college through academic prep, peer support, faculty relationship building, and student success programming. Additionally accepted students will share the same block of classes in the fall and will continue to meet as a cohort for both fall and spring semesters. This information will be provided for you at the end of orientation.
The program will run again, as a two week live on from July 16th – 27th, 2023, allowing students early interaction with their peers, professors and campus staff. Accepted students will spend a portion of the day strengthening their math skills and evenings developing through co-curricular learning, workshops & trainings, as well as interactive activities and trips.
Thanks to the generous support of Brown-Forman & GE Appliances this program is FREE to admitted participants. This includes lodging, meals, extracurricular activities, and more.
Incoming first-year Speed School students who have been accepted into UofL Speed School of Engineering who are eager to ensure a successful transition into college. Students must have applied for housing and must intend to sign up for orientation to be considered for the 2023 cohort. 48 students from the 2023 freshman engineering cohort will be admitted.
If you will be commuting, please read over the First-Year Live-On Policy and complete the automatic exemption.
The Brown-Forman Engineering Academy is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age.
Students will have to answer short essay “Please tell us about yourself and how the Brown-Forman Engineering Academy (BFEA) will help you transition into Speed School.”
Applications for the 2023 BFEA program have closed.
Contact Valerie Clay, Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion