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Global Citizen Prize 2019 Cisco Youth Leadership Award (Win $250,000 and Fully Funded Trip to USA))

Global Citizen Prize 2019 Cisco Youth Leadership Award (Win $250,000 and Fully Funded Trip to USA))

Fully Funded
Country: USA
City: New York
Dec 13 - Dec 13, 2019
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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.

Fully Funded Global Citizen Prize 2019

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.

Eligibility for the Global Citizen Prize 2019

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:

  • The applicants must be of age between 18-30 years old as of award ceremony on December 2019. Further, they must be able to travel to the award ceremony to accept the prize.
  • For a period of three years, the winner must be willing to do media interviews and appearances. Also, the winner should grant rights to GC and Cisco to use the name, likeness and related content in GC or Cisco marketing campaigns as well as on GC or Cisco owned-platforms.
  • Further, the applicants must be a citizen of a country or entity subject to financial or other sanctions by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) or other government entity of the United States of America that may restrict the transfer of the Prize.
  • However, the applicants may not be an employee of Global Citizen or Cisco.
  • Nor the applicants be a member of any organizations who has previously received prize funding or direct grant funding from Cisco or the Cisco Foundation.

Selection Criteria

  1. Impact: Demonstrated track-record of measurable impact at scale over the last 3-5 years advancing one or more of the Global Goals.
  2. Vision: Compelling vision and concrete plans for how to extend this work in the next 3-5 years, including how the prize will advance efforts.
  3. Catalyst: Inspires other young people to have an impact on achieving one or more of the Global Goals.
  4. Global Citizenship: Demonstrates the values and embodies the spirit of a global citizen and a global problem solver.
  5. Technological Innovation: Innovates with technology or Internet-based communications to improve efficiency, reach, and magnify impact.

How to apply for the Global Citizen Prize?

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.



Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Event Date13 December,2019 to 13 December,2019
Deadline06 October,2019
CityNew York
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerGlobal Citizen and Cisco
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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