• September 24 - 30, 2018
  • Fully Funded
  • New York

The Waislitz Global Citizen Award is an annual award which recognizes the excellence of one individual in their work to end extreme poverty. This is presented by presented by Alex Waislitz and Global Citizen.

Location:

United States

Benefits

The Winner receives:

  • A fully funded trip to New York to attend the Global Citizen Live event along with a guest
  • A cash prize of $100,000
  • Two VIP tickets to the 2018 Global Citizen Festival
  • Tickets to the Global Citizen Live Even

Two semifinalists will receive:

  • A fully funded trip to New York to attend the Global Citizen Live event along with a guest
  • A cash prize of $50,000 for each of the semifinalists
  • Two VIP tickets to the 2018 Global Citizen Festival
  • Tickets to the Global Citizen Live Event

Eligibilities

Recipients are selected based on individual merit in following key areas:

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
How does the nominee embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen?

IMPACT
The nominee’s track record of reducing extreme poverty

INNOVATION
How has the nominee brought new thinking to overcoming the challenge of ending extreme poverty?

POTENTIAL
How would this award enable/support the nominee to scale or improve their work? How would the nominee use the funding?

Eligible Regions: Open For All

Application Process

The nominees will have to submit a 3-minute video and 500-word essay that says about the nominee and his/her work.

It should include:

  • Introduction of the nominee
  • The work
  • Innovation in the work
  • Inspirations
  • Impact
  • Budget

Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

Application ClosedOfficial link

For Further Queries

For any specific queries, please email [email protected]
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