Global Leaders Summit

A special NEW opportunity for QuestBridge Scholars

From August 5-11, 2018, the QuestBridge Global Leaders Summit will convene 22 exceptional college students and recent graduates from low-income backgrounds at Oxford University at the Rhodes House for an exclusive, all-expense-paid institute focused on developing civic-minded leadership. Fellows selected for the Summit will engage in conversations, lectures, and insightful activities geared toward helping participants define their personal leadership styles and strengths. 

Who should apply

  • Top performing, low-income college students or recent alumni with aspirations for excellence in leadership who attend QuestBridge college partners; including but not limited to QuestBridge Scholars & Alumni or others from similar backgrounds
  • Between the ages of 18-24 (must still be 23 by October 1, 2018)
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Record of academic excellence with a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Be able to travel to Oxford, England between August 5 – 11, 2018

How to apply

  • Complete an online application by April 27, 2018
  • Finalists will be selected by mid-May, and will be asked to submit additional materials
  • Global Leaders Summit Fellows will be selected by June 

Apply Now

Deadline: April 27, 2018


Summit Schedule (subject to change)

Sunday, August 5

Arrival and welcome reception

Monday, August 6-Friday, August 10

  • Focus on various leadership themes, including "Knowing your own Leadership Style and Strengths," "Civic-Minded Engagement," "Interpersonal Skills," "Reflection and Gratitude."
  • Campus tour 
  • Oxford day trip
  • Presentations and closing banquet

Saturday, August 11

Fellows depart