Hansen Leadership Institute Summer Program

Term: Summer

Provides training in the principles, practices, and psychology of effective, ethical and visionary leadership during a 3-week summer program.

The Hansen Leadership Institute (HLI) provides training in the principles, practices, and psychology of effective, ethical and visionary leadership.

The Hansen Summer Institute is fully funded by the Fred J. Hansen Foundation. This includes international airfare, room and board, and all programmatic costs. If selected the only cost to participants will be the fees incurred in obtaining a passport and spending money.

To participate in the Hansen Summer Institute, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:

U.S. STUDENTS: (Students from any university in the United States)

  • Upper-division undergraduate with 2 years of college/university or graduate student with a professional interest in international relations, diplomacy, international economic development or related fields.
  • Students must be between the ages of 20-25 at the start of the program.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership potential outside of the classroom in the community, nation or region. A recommendation form from such a group or organization is required.

NON – U.S. STUDENTS: (from zones of conflict and/or social strife)

Please note, deadline for International applicants is different. Please see website for more details.

  • Upper division undergraduate with 2 years of college/university or graduate student with a professional interest in international relations, diplomacy, international economic development or related fields.
  • Students must be between the ages of 20-25 at the start of the program.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership potential outside of the classroom in the community, nation or region.
  • Have an academic adviser verify in writing the candidate’s English proficiency
  • Have a valid international passport with U.S. visa if necessary by the time the program begins
  • Preference will be given to those who have never visited the United States

Fact Sheet

Discipline:
Humanities, Social Sciences
Eligibility:
Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Undergraduates, Fellowships, Junior, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Senior, Sophomore, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Summer Opportunity
Term:
Summer

Dates & Deadlines

Summer
2021
Application Deadline: 
Monday, March 15, 2021