Leadership Scholars Program

The Leadership Scholars Program is a leadership development program designed to allow students to learn, engage with leadership concepts, and apply them in everyday life. The context and philosophy of the program is based on knowledge, action and growth in order to broaden students’ perspective and increase leadership potential.

To complete the Leadership Scholars Program and receive a leadership medallion at graduation, students must attend the 2 core seminars and 15 hours of elective seminars:

  • 2 Core Seminars – students must attend both the Exploring Leadership and Ethical Leadership seminars for completion of the program
  • 15 Hours of Elective Seminars – Students must complete a combination of 15 hours of leadership development from the variety of seminars offered.
    • Students can receive up to 5 elective hours from attending approved programs or retreats outside of the Leadership Scholars Program that are focus on leadership development. To confirm approval please contact leadership@tcu.edu. These experiences must:
      • Be affiliated with TCU
      • Be facilitated by a professional staff or faculty member
      • Provide significant training on leadership
  • You MUST be registered for your participation to count toward the Leadership Scholars Program.

If you have questions, please contact leadership@tcu.edu.  To check your credits, log in to Engage, click on your name and Involvement, which will provide you with a list of credits you have received towards the Leadership Scholars Program.

Leadership Scholars Calendar

CORE SEMINARS  – Fall 2021 dates

You must attend both dates for each offering to complete the seminar.


Exploring Leadership


Ethical Leadership


ELECTIVE SEMINARS  – Fall 2021 dates


Ancient HERstoryJoin us for the first seminar in our Ancient HERstory series. We will explore the dynamics of gender and leadership for historical womenwho ruled nations. You may know Cleopatra or Queen Elizabeth I, but this series highlights rulers from around the world and some specific leadership skills we can learn from their stories. This is an introductory seminar, and after attending one of the sessions below, you will have access to a series of other seminars spotlighting different rulers such as: Wu Zetian, Boudica, Nzinga Mbande, Hatshepsut and more. 

Spotlights – you must have attended the Ancient HERstory intro session before attending these options (all for 1 LSP elective hour each):


Exploring Leadership and Personal Development Through an NPHC Lens  – explore the values of leadership, mentorship, service, social change, and many more through the lens of life-long organizational commitment that is associated with membership in a National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) fraternity or sorority.

  • Sunday Oct 3 from 10 am – 4 pm for 5 LSP elective hour: register here
  • Sunday Nov 7 from 10 am – 4 pm for 5 LSP elective hour: register here


Political Activism – discover the nuances of their own political beliefs as well as the US political system and how to be actively engaged in students’ communities locally and globally.

  • Monday, Oct 4 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm for 1 LSP elective hour: register here
  • Tuesday, Nov 2 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm for 1 LSP elective hour: register here


Removing Interferences to Become more Ethical – explore how to remove interferences from your life in order to become a more Ethical Leader!

  • Thursday, Oct 28  from 2 – 3 pm for 1  LSP elective hours: register here


The Spirit of Success 

  • Mondays, Oct 18  & 25 and Nov 1 (2 – 4 pm) for 5 LSP elective hours: register here


Sustainability & Leadership – Learn and discuss small and large scale practices and steps for induvial and groups to reverse the tide on Climate Change and ensure a brighter future for us all!

  • Thursday, Oct 21 from 4 – 5 pm for 1 LSP elective hour: register here