Call For Applications, Global Changemakers’ Global Youth Summit 2019 in Switzerland

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Mohammed Alnaqeeb

Deadline:  07 February 2019
Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 23 years old, from any country
Venue: 14 – 20 July 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland

Description

Calling all passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated and proactive young social entrepreneurs, community organisers, activists, volunteers and campaigners who are working towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals – we want you! Share your work with us by applying to the summit and have a chance to be selected as a Global Changemaker 2019 and attend the fully funded Global Youth Summit 2019.

The GYS2019 will take place from 14 to 20 July in Zurich, Switzerland and we will invite 60 exceptional Changemakers to join us for a life-changing week of learning, networking and fun alongside the world’s most inspiring young leaders like you. As one of the 2019 Global Changemakers you will join our network of over 1000 young changemakers working to make a difference in over 180 countries and be eligible to apply for grant funding to launch or scale your projects.

Eligibility

We are looking for interesting, enthusiastic, determined and motivated young social entrepreneurs, community organisers, activists, volunteers and campaigners who are working towards attaining the SDGs across the globe. Young people who are passionate about making the world a better place, have taken steps to realise this vision and plan to continue their work are highly encouraged to apply. Participants should be between 18 and 23 years oldat the time of the summit and may be from any country. Questions on the age requirements?

Costs

If you are selected, your flight (from your country’s main airport), transport from Zurich to the summit, accommodation and food costs will be covered for the duration of the summit. Insurance and additional personal expenses, as well as visas to enter Switzerland (for those who require one) will not be covered.

Application

60 Global Changemakers will be selected to attend the Global Youth Summit – 5 Spots will be allocated to changemakers who are able to pay a participation fee of 500USD (payable before the summit and ONLY if selected to attend), the remaining 55 spots will be fully funded. See ‘Application Fee and Funding’ to learn about what expenses will be covered for successful applicants.

In order to apply, register HERE.

The official web-page.

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