Become a Student Affiliate

Student Affiliates

Affiliates are undergraduate students at Rice that serve as representatives for the Doerr Institute at various outreach events on campus. To apply to become a Student Affiliate, you must demonstrate a commitment to your leader development and be willing to share your Doerr Institute experiences with the Rice community. 

As a Student Affiliate, you have the option to represent a club, sport, or residential college on campus. Please list all of your involvement on your application, so our team can see how you can best support the Doerr Institute's mission of elevating the leadership capacity of all Rice University students.


  • Undergraduate student
  • Participated in one or more Doerr Institute programs (Activation, Synthesis, Catalyst, CoachRICE, Excursions)
  • A passion and interest for sharing Doerr Institute experience and the impact it has had on your leader development


If selected as a Doerr Institute Student Affiliate, you must be able to attend monthly meetings and host two info sessions each semester. All questions regarding the Student Affiliate program may be directed to our current Affiliates or Stephanie Taylor, assistant director for leader development, at

Are you interested?

Applications for the 2023-2024 year closed on April 24, 2023. Please check back in January 2024 for the next round of applications.