AFS Global Citizen Prize 2019 for Young Leaders (US$10,000 cash prize)

AFS Global Citizen Prize 2019 for Young Leaders (US$10,000 cash prize)

Deadline: May 31, 2019

Applications are open for the AFS Global Citizen Prize 2019 for Young Leaders. The prize is a new international award that will recognize one young person for their commitment to improving the global community, and whose actions contribute to a more just, peaceful and accepting world.

This annual prize will be awarded to an individual who demonstrates a compelling approach to foster intercultural understanding. They are looking for an extraordinary person leading a project that brings together individuals and communities (representing different cultural ethnic,religious or other differences) to tackle one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Prize

  • Winner will receive a US$10,000 cash prize, trip to Montreal to attend the AFS Global Conference, international recognition and membership in the AFS community of young and active global citizens.

Eligibility

  • Young people who are leading a project that brings together individuals and communities (representing different cultural, ethnic, religious or other differences) to tackle one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be nominated;
  • The AFS Global Citizen Prize for Young Leaders will be awarded to an individual who demonstrates a compelling approach to foster intercultural understanding;
  • Young people are eligible for the prize if they are no older than 30 years old and are running a project that:
    • Addresses a pressing global issue outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
    • Makes impact on the local, national or international level
    • Engages with diversity as a key to success
    • Can be scaled up and extended
    • Leads to a more just and peaceful world

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit AFS Global Citizen Prize.

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