Gateway Study of Leadership (GSL)
The Gateway Study of Leadership is a student-led fellowship housed in the School of Social Sciences. The goal of the fellowship is to conduct an interview-based research project that looks for leadership themes and lessons as offered by faculty members of Rice University. The fellows also host leadership breakfasts, lectures and other events with prominent leaders from Rice University and beyond.
Benefits of Participating
- Learn practical methods for qualitative social science research.
Fellows learn the necessary steps toward successfully preparing,
conducting, transcribing, and analyzing interviews. These skills are
essential for any future field research and are especially important for
competitive, prestigious scholarships such as the Fulbright
- Access to leaders. Fellows meet in private gatherings with guests of
the program to discuss leadership topics and gain insights into the
- A collection of excerpts from the faculty interviews will be published in the Turning Points series.
Invitation for Applications
The GSL program is pleased to invite applications for
The program provides a unique opportunity to collaborate in a
large-scale social scientific research enterprise and to engage leaders on
campus. The selected fellows will meet on a weekly basis as part of SOSC 322
– Gateway Study
of Leadership to learn the essentials of undertaking an
academic project, presenting findings and ideas. Additionally,
distinguished guests will be scheduled throughout the semester.
Submit the online application (click here for the application) and your resume by email to Associate Dean Ipek Martinez (email@example.com) no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 28th, 2015. Up to 15 students will be selected for the 2015-2016 academic year.
2015-2016 GSL Team
Mathematical Economic Analysis, Managerial Studies
Fellows (To Be Announced)
2014-2015 GSL Team Information
2013-2014 GSL Team Information
2012-2013 GSL Team Information
2011-2012 GSL Team Information
Turning Points Series