The Brown Leadership Institute believes that young people are already making powerful contributions to their communities, and, through participation in this program, no matter your current level of engagement, you can increase your ability to advance social justice.
The Brown Leadership Institute cultivates an inclusive, welcoming, and affirming environment. As a Leadership Institute student, you will be challenged, inspired, and supported by our faculty and curriculum, and energized by engagement with students from all over the world.
Leadership Institute students select one course of study from an array of options, each focusing on current social issues. Recent course offerings include:
- Leadership for Immigration and Refugee Policy
- Leadership and Global Health
- Leadership and the Future of Science, Technology, and Medicine
- Leadership and Conflict Resolution
- Sustainable Leadership: Self-Care, Community, and Activism
- Identity, Diversity, and Leadership
- Leadership: Combating Global Human Trafficking
- Informed Leadership: The Politics of Science and Society
- Leadership and Social Justice
- Leadership in Social Entrepreneurship
- Women and Leadership
All Leadership Institute students enroll in one course for the two-week program and attend class sessions twice a day.
Come to the Brown Leadership Institute to practice socially responsible leadership and turn your passion into informed action.
Cost and Session Information
Two-Week Residential Sessions:
- June 23 - July 6, 2019
- July 7 - July 20, 2019
- July 21 - Aug 3, 2019
A Non-refundable Application Fee (payable securely by credit card within the Student Portal) is required. Only one application fee per application submitted.
- Before 3/1/2019: $50
- 3/1/2019 to 4/29/2019: $75
- 4/30/2019 and after: $100
An Academic Transcript or Grade Report is required with the application.
Please note that enrollment in this program requires several hours of online engagement prior to campus arrival. This online participation can be completed at any time where internet access is available.