Call for Applications: Merit360 2016 in USA
Deadline: June 1, 2016 | Views: 7,836
Type: Partially Funded
Date: August 27- September 12, 2016
The most significant program for 360 global citizens committed to tackle the UN Sustainable Development goals, in the United States September 2016.
Merit360 is the world’s most significant program for global citizens committed to tackle the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. It is innovative and inspirational. End of August 2016, World Merit will gather 360 changemakers from all over the world in the USA for two weeks, to work on projects that will contribute in tackling the SDGs. These two weeks will focus on skill development, teamwork and sustainable development projects. The program is meant to be life- and world changing for the participants and the planet. It concludes in the United Nations Headquarters in New York and will include many global leaders as speakers and mentors.
As participant, you will work as part of a team of 360 people representing (almost) every country, and what you develop will be presented at the United Nations and be implemented for the good of global society. You will lead hundreds of thousands of people, from World Merit and beyond, in taking action and ensuring a better future for all. As part of World Merit’s partnership with the United Nations, these action plans will then be presented to the United Nations at its headquarters in New York City.
The eligible candidate:
- is between 18 and 30
- speaks (at least average) English
- has a passion to change the world for the better
- is interested in one of the Sustainable Development Goals or wants to utilize their media / creative skills to tackle these goals.
This prestigious program will be underwritten and heavily subsidised by World Merit and supporting organisations. You will however be asked to pay / fundraise a minimum of £750 to have your place in New York confirmed; you are also responsible for your own logistics in getting to and from New York City. They will support your fundraising efforts by providing you with a fundraising platform to use.
If you are ready to make a change, then do it now! Applying is easy.
Step 1: fill in the application form here: http://worldmerit.org/merit360
Step 2: take the short online eligibility interview
Step 3: pay the £100 deposit to confirm your place