ISI Societies are groups of conservative students and professors who share a vision for creating an intellectually diverse environment on their campuses. Society members join an elite network of other like-minded ISI Society members nationwide.
An ISI Society is a group of students on a college campus who receive support from ISI through one-on-one mentoring, logistical support, and financial grants. Through ISI Societies, intellectually curious students and passionate professors create a dynamic learning environment and join a national community of scholars and friends dedicated to further discovering and advancing the virtues and principles that make America free and prosperous. ISI Societies prepare business plans each spring to compete for annual grants of up to $10,000 to help fund their on-campus educational programs and activities. Interested students can apply to begin a Society with just five initial members.
ISI Society members receive preferred status when applying for ISI programs, including:
Every major intellectual and social movement begins with a small band of dedicated friends. ISI Societies bring together friends to defend the permanent things and advance the cause of liberty.
You can apply in just three easy steps:
The priority deadline for proposals for the 2014-2015 academic is April 30th. The extended deadline is June 1, 2014.