The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award, established by Cisco and Global Citizen, recognizes and lifts up a young person positively impacting the world, as a way to demonstrate the impact that young people are having on achieving the Global Goals and to accelerate global problem-solving. Moreover, the 2019 Global Citizen Prize honors an individual who has contributed meaningfully towards the goal of ending global poverty. The award includes a $250,000 prize paid to the organization to which the individual contributes.
The winner of the 2019 Global Citizen Prize will receive a cash reward of USD $250,000 on behalf of an organization that is judged to best fit selection criteria. Further, in order to receive the Cisco Youth Leadership Award, the winner will receive an all-inclusive round-trip to the award ceremony in December for themselves and a guest.
Candidates eligible for the 2019 Cisco Youth Leadership Award can apply for the prize. In order to be eligible, the candidates must meet the following requirements:
Eligible candidates may apply for the 2019 Global Citizen Prize by completing and submitting the online application form.
The application consists of four parts:
Personal and Organization Information
Applicants must submit basic information about them and their organization and a scanned copy of passport.
Pitch / About Your Work
The applicants must explain why they deserve this award and provide with a 2-3 minute video of the pitch. Also, the applicants must answer 4 short answer questions about their work.
Description of how your work aligns with the Judging Criteria
In 250 words or less, the applicants must describe how they have achieved each one of the Prize’s criteria.
Supplemental Organizational Details.
Candidate must also submit proof of the organization’s registration details including the certificate of registration, incorporation or tax exemption and other supplemental information.
The deadline to apply for the Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award is on 6 October 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are not eligible for the award.