The Bush Center

International Student Leadership Program

Program Details

In a world where college admittance only becomes more competitive, distinguish yourself by gaining a global understanding of the leadership qualities needed to succeed and immediately elevate your potential to surpass even your own expectations. 

The International Student Leadership Program brings together future leaders through the study of the world’s most impactful leaders and how they accomplished their life’s work. You will conduct case studies, cultural analysis, and develop your own leadership philosophy so you can walk into any scenario with confidence. 

Each winter, we will offer a three-week in-person course that gives international students access to major industry leaders, travel through southeast Texas, and the practice of English as a second language within the warm, welcoming Texas culture of host families.

For further information or questions on how to enroll, please contact Leadership Instructor Jenny Honeck.

Online Leadership Course

The George and Barbara Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders is proud to offer an innovative and inspiring 12-week online course designed for students in grades eight through twelfth. Participants will need a form of a personal computer, internet access, pen, and paper and/or notebook.
Graduates from this course will earn a certificate of completion through The George and Barbara Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders. 

The program introduces and trains college-bound students in four critical domains of leadership: Personal, Interpersonal, Managerial, and Organizational. Graduates of this program will gain both leadership skills and a broad global understanding of what it takes to lead organizations well.

For further information or questions on how to enroll, please contact Leadership Instructor Jenny Honeck.

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About Our Program

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  • What is ISLP?

    Breaking into Leadership Online Program Goals
    • Build leadership skills that will last a lifetime
    • Receive a certificate of Leadership
    • Gain experience, confidence, and effectiveness in communicating in English

    Eligibility Requirements
    Students applying to this program must be 14-18 years of age, possess a strong academic record, demonstrate proficient oral and written English, and have well-developed interests in activities and hobbies outside of school.
  • What Can I Expect from ISLP?

    • Participate in dynamic workshops to build effective leadership skills.
    • Engage in collaborative teamwork by constructing action plans, practicing peer mediation and negotiation, and project management.
    • Spend time with industry leaders focusing on strategic planning and implementation within their organizations.
    • Gain a deeper understanding of industries such as medicine, space exploration, transportation, energy, science, sports and arts, government, and business through project-based exploration.
  • How Do I Apply?

    To be considered for participation in the International Student Leadership Program, complete the online application available by clicking here and submit one teacher recommendation letter from a current teacher. 

    Application and recommendation are to be emailed to Leadership Instructor Jenny Honeck.

    When these items have been received, the application of all candidates will be reviewed, and you will be contacted with additional information.

CONTACT Director

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    Jenny Honeck 

    Instructor, ISLP/Leadership
There is nothing more fulfilling than to serve your country and your fellow citizens and to do it well.