The Global Changemakers currently receive applications for the 2018 Global Youth Summit for youths making a positive impact in their respective communities, a joint collaborative program by the Mercator Foundation Switzerland and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation aim to bring together youths making a difference in their various communities.
The 2018 Youth summit aims to connect over 60 Changemaker to a single platform for a transformative life program; an expensive long week paid training sessions, workshops, and networking. Participants will acquire new skills such as fundraising, pitch practice, campaigning, project management, Leadership, public relations, etc. All selected Changemakers will join the global community of other young people making positive impact throughout the world with the chance to receive a grant from Global Changemakers.
The program will cover the following:
- Flight Expenses (from your home country airport) to Switzerland
- Transportation from Zurich to and from the summit,
- Food for the duration of the summit.
- Insurance and all personal expenses with Stipend,
- Visa cost to enter Switzerland (for those who require one) will not be covered.
To be eligible for 2018 Global Youth Summit, the applicant must:
- Be inspiring, enthusiastic and innovative young social entrepreneurs, community or global activists and volunteers who are working towards achieving the SDGs throughout the world.
- Open to applicant from any country or region
- Participants should be between 18 and 23 years old at the time of the summit.
Fill the online application form which includes a two-minute video about your drive and your efforts to bring positive change in your community.
You will need to pay 35 USD application administration fee (which is less than 2% of the cost of bringing a participant to the summit).
- STep 1: Pay your non-refundable application fee. NB, please make sure to copy your transaction number to paste it into the online application form.
- STep 2: Make and upload the 2-minute application video.
- STep 3: complete the online form. NB You cannot save your application, so we suggest that you prepare your written application using the application guide as a reference and copy- paste your answers directly to the form after that.
Program time is from 12th August to 18 August 2018
Deadline Date: March 4, 2018
For details information, visit Global ChangeMakers webpage HERE.