Using strategic partnerships to create lasting impact 

April 3, 2024

Presidential Leadership Scholars Module Three recap


Meet Four Changemakers from Diverse Backgrounds Who Share a Commitment to Facing Society’s Greatest Challenges

July 2, 2018

Each year, leaders commit to improving civic or social good through the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a unique initiative that draws upon the resources of the presidential centers of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George W. Bush.


Session 5 Recap: Persuasion and influence in the Johnson administration

June 28, 2018

Last week, the 2018 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars met for the fifth time at the LBJ Presidential Library on the campus of the University of Texas. Here, Scholars heard from Lynda Johnson Robb, former administration officials, and President Johnson himself on tape, to gain unique insight into President Johnson’s leadership style — specifically his approach to […]


Applications Open for Fifth Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars

June 5, 2018

A one-of-a-kind opportunity to join a network of leaders making a difference in the world, and learn from the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson Applications are now open to join the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program — a one-of-a-kind partnership among the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William […]


Session 4 Recap: Decision Points with President George W. Bush

May 22, 2018

“As a leader, your instincts matter a lot. But if the goal is to have people around to make you look good, you will fail. If your goal is to have experts there to lend their knowledge, then you’ll make good choices.” -President George W. Bush This month, President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura […]


Session 3 Recap: Vision & Communication with President Bill Clinton

April 25, 2018

This month, the 2018 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars met for the third time at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. There, Scholars received unique insights from former administration officials on what it meant to work for President Bill Clinton, and how his gift for communicating, and the core values of opportunity, responsibility, […]


2018 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars Announced

January 30, 2018

Fourth annual class comprised of 59 Scholars including veterans, educators, doctors, public servants, and corporate professionals; program begins on February 6 in Washington, D.C. January 30, 2018 – Today, the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program announced the 59 Scholars who will form the program’s fourth annual class. PLS serves as a catalyst for a diverse […]


Video: 2017 Graduation featuring President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton

July 13, 2017 | Gabe Albornoz (‘17)

Watch live at 5:00 p.m. Central


Applications Open for Fourth Presidential Leadership Scholars Class

June 9, 2017

PLS offers participants the unique opportunity to learn from the experience and leadership of the four affiliated presidents and join a life-long network of nearly 200 Scholars from the business, public service, education, nonprofit, health, and military sectors.


2017 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars Announced

January 15, 2017 | Jamie Scott (‘17)

60 Scholars comprised of veterans, educators, public servants, and corporate professionals to begin program on February 7th in Washington, D.C.


Presidential Leadership Scholars Program Announces 2017 Schedule to Cultivate Emerging Leaders

December 21, 2016

New Class of Scholars to be named in January; 121 alumni celebrated for Personal Leadership Projects