Application Deadline: September 20th 2020
The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award was established by Cisco and Global Citizen to recognize and lift up a young person positively impacting the world, demonstrate the impact that young people are having on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and accelerate global problem-solving.
The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award honors an individual aged 18-30 who has contributed meaningfully towards the goal of ending extreme poverty. The award includes a US$250,000 prize paid to the organization to which the individual contributes.
The application consists of five parts: (1) About You: Personal and Organization Information, (2) Pitch (3) About Your Work (4) Description of how your work aligns with the Judging Criteria (5) Supplemental Organizational Details.
For the first part, you will be required to submit basic information about you and your organization and a scanned copy of your passport.
For the second part, you must explain why you deserve this award and provide us with a 2-3 minute video of your pitch.
For the third part, you will be required to answer 5 short answer questions about your work.
For the fourth part, you will describe in 250 words or less, how you have achieved each one of the Prize’s criteria.
And for the fifth part, you will submit proof of your organization’s registration details including the certificate of registration, incorporation or tax exemption and other supplemental information.
Up to 10 semi-finalists will be notified on or around October 15, 2020.
The 3 finalists will be notified on or around October 30, 2020.
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