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The Meinig Family Cornell National Scholars (MFCNS) is a select group of students who are drawn from all parts of the country and demonstrate an outstanding degree of leadership. Along with their leadership abilities, these students exhibit academic excellence and a commitment to serving the communities in which they live. By encouraging the growth of these important qualities, the MFCNS program not only enriches the Cornell community but also lays the foundation for Meinig Scholars to excel as leaders well beyond their college years.