Intercollegiate Studies Institute

ISI is a national organization designed to support the study of conservative values and principles. Founded in 1953, ISI provides support for college students who would like to learn more about conservatism, connect with students on other campuses, and find faculty mentors.

Programs Funded

Through the ISI Honors Program, fellowships are available for participation in a week-long conference during the summer and at weekend seminars held throughout the year. Each ISI Honors Fellow will be assigned an academic mentor.


Full-time status undergraduate status.

Selection Criteria

The program is designed to provide intellectual guidance in conservative principles to undergraduate students.

Application Process

  • official transcripts
  • two recommendation letters
  • writing sample (5-10 pages)
  • personal statement of philosophy (3 pages)
  • resume and cover letter
  • application

For more information, visit the ISI website.

Pacific Scholarship Coach

Professor Lisa Szefel