Immersive Year-Long Experiences

Leadership Cohorts

What are Leadership Cohorts?

Leadership Cohorts are intensive year-long leader development experiences in which participants work to internalize a leader identity and develop an elevated sense of purpose within a specific context. Through these Leadership Cohorts, participants will experience a variety of Doerr Institute programs and have exclusive access to tailored offerings and experts.

2021-2022 Leadership Cohorts

Only 15 students will be selected for each year-long Leadership Cohort. The cohort will meet virtually during the Fall 2021 semester.


  • Complete Activation (one-on-one coaching) to apply.
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students at Rice University.

Still need to complete Activation? Register here.

Ready to get started?

Registration for the 2021-2022 Leadership Cohorts opens on August 9, 2021, and will close on September 10, 2021. All questions regarding Leadership Cohorts may be directed to Stephanie Taylor at