The 2024 application for the Hansen Leadership Institute Program is now open. This 3-week exchange program at the University of San Diego, California is fully funded and open to international and U.S. citizens.
The program invites individuals who want to help develop communities and nations. It is a great opportunity for international students to connect with professionals from various industries.
Fellows will learn effective leadership principles and skills like psychology, visionary thinking, and public speaking. A key topic this year is gender issues in leadership, to foster community peace.
The Hansen Leadership Institute is funded by the Fred J. Hansen Foundation. Applicants from all backgrounds are welcome to apply without IELTS or TOEFL scores.
Read the full article for more information and application details for this fully funded leadership program.
Summary: Hansen Leadership Institute Program
|Institute||University of San Diego|
|Degree level||Undergraduate, BSc|
|Deadline||15th January 2024|
The University of San Diego/The Hansen Leadership Institute
The University of San Diego (USD) is a private Catholic university located in San Diego, California. Founded in 1949, USD has a total enrollment of over 8,000 students across 9 colleges and schools. The university is known for its picturesque campus overlooking Mission Bay.
The Hansen Leadership Institute is an immersive 3-week exchange program held at USD. Fully funded by the Fred J. Hansen Foundation, it brings together international students and professionals to develop leadership skills. The program teaches effective leadership principles through workshops on psychology, visionary thinking, public speaking, and current social issues. Participants gain global perspectives on community development and peacebuilding.
The Hansen Leadership Institute represents USD’s commitment to developing compassionate leaders who can positively impact their communities and the world. The program’s focus on diversity fosters cross-cultural connections.
The fully funded Hansen Leadership Institute program provides several benefits:
- Airfare and visa fee coverage
- Housing accommodations
- Local tours
- A chance to explore California and the U.S.
To be eligible, international candidates must:
- Be undergraduate students in their 2nd year or graduate students in related fields
- Be 20-25 years old
- Show leadership experience
- Provide a recommendation letter and identify an academic advisor
- Have a valid passport and no prior U.S. visits
U.S. citizens must:
- Be enrolled at any U.S. university
- Be undergraduate or graduate students
- Have interest in international relations, development, etc.
- Be 20-25 years old
Required documents include an acceptance letter, financial statement, DS-2019 form, and SEVIS receipt. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2024. Visit the program website to apply online.
What is the duration of the Hansen Leadership Program?
The Hansen Leadership Institute program lasts for 3 weeks total. The 2024 program dates are from July 1st to July 23rd.
When will the results be announced?
Results for the 2024 program will be announced in mid to late March 2024. This gives accepted applicants 3-4 months to complete visa applications and make travel arrangements before the program start date.
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