Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2016: Recognizing Individual Excellence in Work to End Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 28 July 2016

The Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen are inviting applicants for its Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2016 in order to recognize individual excellence in work to end extreme poverty.

Key Areas

  • Global Citizenship: How do you embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen?
  • Impact: What is your track record of reducing extreme poverty?
  • Innovation: How have you brought new thinking to overcoming the challenge of ending extreme poverty?
  • Potential: How would this award enable you to to scale or improve your work?

Prize Information

  • First place winner – $50,000
  • Second place winner – $35,000
  • Third place winner – $15,000
  • Each award winner will receive:
    • The opportunity to participate in the Global Citizen Thursday Night with the world’s leaders in business, media, technology and culture
    • Two tickets to the 2016 Global Citizen Festival on September 24, 2016
    • A video feature created by Global Citizen to be presented during the Global Citizen Festival
    • Airfare and accommodations in New York for themselves and one (1) guest

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • Applications must be submitted in English.
  • Applicants can be citizens of any nationality.
  • Applicants must hold a valid passport and are responsible for any requisite visas required to travel to New York City, for the period 21-25 September 2016.
  • Applicants must commit to:
    • attending the 2016 Global Citizen Festival on 24 September 2016 in New York
    • agree to provide regular written updates to Global Citizen on their use of the prize

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Waislitz Global Citizen Award.

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