ISI produces principled leaders.

ISI’s Student Leader Program provides opportunities to develop, test, and demonstrate leadership ability. Be a leader on your campus.

ISI Campus Recruiter

Earn up to $200 and a chance to be selected for an all-expenses-paid trip to CPAC

We'll supply you with recruiting materials. Request a "Recruitment Kit" by emailing the following information to

  1. Your Name
  2. If you have a group, affiliate it with ISI
  3. School name
  4. Campus address
  5. If you are recruiting at a specific event, include date

Recruitment kits include abridged copies of F.A. Hayek's Road to Serfdom; copies of the Intercollegiate Review, ISI’s flagship journal for undergraduates; pocket Constitutions; ISI brochures and membership cards; and more.

New MembersReward
5 1 ISI book
10 $20 + 1 ISI book
25 $50 + 2 ISI books
50 $100 + 3 ISI books
100 $200 + Library of Liberty

Host an Independent ISI Event

$200 reward and a chance to be selected for an all-expenses-paid trip to CPAC

Hosting a lecture or debate is a great way to reach students. Events can range from a student panel to an extra-credit lecture by your favorite professor. If you can successfully host your own lecture or debate, we will reward you or your group with $200.

Need some ideas?

  • Host a student panel or debate. Invite your favorite professor to moderate;
  • Ask a professor to give a lecture on your favorite topic;
  • Have a symposium to discuss an ISI book or article;
  • Email for advice, questions, or ideas

Check out our new Speakers Bureau to browse themes and ISI speakers near you.

Be a ISI Society Leader

Earn a chance to be selected for an all-expenses-paid trip to CPAC

Lead an ISI Society. You can read ISI books, host events, and promote the principles of a free society. Get a group of friends together, recruit new members, or affiliate an existing pro-liberty group.

ISI is here to help. Learn more and start an ISI Society today!

Start a Student Publication

With the Collegiate Network (CN), ISI's premier resource for student journalists, you will receive critical skills in leading and training a team of dedicated staff.

Learn more about starting a CN-sponsored newspaper, magazine, or journal with the Collegiate Network. Email with ideas or questions.

Student Leader Awards and Opportunities

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Each year, ISI awards its best leaders for a job well done: an all-expenses-paid trip to CPAC and ISI's awards luncheon; invitations to elite weekend seminars; application priority for the ISI Honors Program; national leadership retreats; and other ISI events. Your leadership pays off!