Sullivan Scholars Prague 

July 1 – 30, 2019 

UPDATE: A limited number of spots remain in the course and will be filled on a Rolling Admission basis until full.  

Step 1: Submit Your Interest Form Now!

Step 2: Submit the Full-Application


The Sullivan Foundation Scholars Program in Prague is a 4-week academic leadership program for limited number of students from Sullivan Foundation schools that includes all aspects of the Global Leadership Program, plus special a course F2720 Social Entrepreneurship and events for the Sullivan students. Partial tuition scholarships are available and certain Sullivan schools may have Sullivan endowments which may be used as well.  Students will attend the Sullivan Spring Retreat in Raleigh April 5-7, 2019.


How do I participate? Only a few spots remain.  Be sure to note that you are a Sullivan student on your application.

Grace Hazlett, Elon University Sullivan Scholar 2017

The ability to study leadership in Prague with other students from all over the globe has been a truly transformational experience for me.  

Did you know? Prague is ranked as one of the best cities for international students due to its affordability, diversity and friendliness. Skvělý! (Awesome!)




Admission has already begun! Students from USA, Venezuela, Mexico, Canada, China, and Czech Republic are joining us. Will you be part of this year’s cohort? 

F2701 Philosophies of Leadership (3 credits) Why lead? What do key philosophers from around the world think about leadership, building teams and enacting change? Explore your own personal views while you develop your own project or event that you will implement when you return home. All students take this course. ​ F2720 Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits) This course introduces students to the emerging field of social entrepreneurship and innovation and begins to develop their individual and collective capacities to innovate and implement impactful, sustainable, and scalable methods of solving society’s problems. The first half of the course will offer an overview of the field, present frameworks, look at framing

and understanding social/environmental problems, introduce innovation methods, and review several case studies of successful social innovation and enterprise. The second half of the course will be devoted to reviewing and applying the ideas, skills, and strategies required for effective social change in the 21st century.   Transcripts All courses are upper-division, are taught in English and are fully accredited. Transcripts are issued by Charles University in Prague, the oldest university in Eastern Europe. Each course is worth 3 – 4 US/6 – 7 ECTS (European system) semester credits for a total of 6 – 7 US/12 – 13 ECTS credits. Credits can be transferred upon approval from your home university.   Additional Information Many of the courses fulfill the requirements of the Sullivan Certificate for Social Entrepreneurship.
We begin the program with a 3-day trip to a Chateau in the Czech countryside for an interactive Leadership Retreat . When we return to the city and begin classes, you explore the Czech culture — past and present. Weekly cultural activities include visits to:

  • Museum of Communism
  • Terezin, former concentration camp
  • Cultural Night
  • The renowned Czech cinema
  • Optional Weekend Trip to Krakow
Housing:  Students are housed in a double-occupancy dorm room. Rooms share a bathroom and refrigerator with one other room. The dorm building has a lounge, kitchen, and a beautiful courtyard. And most importantly – it’s right in the city center!   Meals: Aside from the Leadership Retreat, meals are not included.  Students you are free to cook in or eat out with friends!   Transportation: Prague has an excellent, inexpensive and reliable public transportation system. Students walk or take a short tram ride to Charles University. You can purchase a one-month travel pass entitling you to unlimited travel on Prague’s buses, trams and metro for approximately 25USD at orientation (35USD for students over 26).
The cost for the 4-week program is $5,250 USD. This includes tuition (6 -7 US/12 -13 ECTS credits), housing, retreat, field trips and cultural activities. Travel to Prague and meals are not included. A non-refundable deposit is required to secure a spot in program. Payment plans can be arranged.      Applications are ROLLING ADMISSION.  This is our 20th Annual Program and we are getting an early start on the admission process. We strongly encourage people to apply early!   Short on time and want to get the process started before you do the full application?  Submit your Interest Form first.   Scholarships: A limited number of partial tuition scholarships are available ranging from $500-$1500. Certain Sullivan Foundation schools have Endowment Funds that can be used for part or all of tuition. Contact us with questions.    Check with your school, too. Your study abroad, student activities, honors and/or financial aid office may have resources. Many of our students receive assistance from their universities or community. We will even give you a letter to help you out!

​Krásné! (Magnificent!)

For All Applicants: Next Steps

  1. Submit your Interest Form to get the process started.
  2. Submit your Full Application. (Don’t forget applications are ROLLING ADMISSION.  This is our 20th Annual Program and we are getting an early start on the admission process. We strongly encourage people to apply early!
  3. You may be contacted for a follow-up interview
  4. Spread the word to other high caliber students!


Want to Stay Longer in Prague?  

Add to your experience and take advantage of one of our 2-week August courses.  When you pair a 4-week with a 2-week program, you earn a discounted tuition rate and you earn a significant portion of the credits needed for the Sullivan Social Entrepreneurship Certificate.  Choose from:

  • F2720 Comparative Study of Peace, Conflict & Religion August 1-15, 2019
  • F2719 Women & Leadership August 1-15, 2019

After 20 years of catalyzing the next generation of global leaders and change agents, we can’t help but celebrate!

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