The CGI U COVID-19 Student Action Fund will identify and support select students at universities around the world who are committed to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Working within the CGI U Commitment to Action model, this fund will provide at least $100,000 in total funding to students, with each grant awarded ranging from $2,000 to $5,000. This action fund is geared towards awareness and prevention campaigns, social enterprises, infectious disease monitoring and response systems, and other emergency response initiatives that are providing immediate support for public health practitioners and other essential workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to receiving seed funding for their commitments, all selected students will receive invitations to participate in the CGI U 2021 program, including an invitation to attend the CGI U 2021 annual event at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland from April 9-11, 2021.
This fund will provide at least $100,000 in total funding to students, with each grant awarded ranging from $2,000 to $5,000.
- Students are eligible to apply to the CGI U COVID-19 Student Action Fund if they have previously been accepted to CGI U or if they have never previously been accepted to CGI U;
- At least 18 years of age;
- Currently enrolled in an institution of higher education at the time of application.
Apply online through the given link.
Application Deadline: June 3, 2020Application ClosedOfficial link