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UPG Sustainability Leadership Training In USA || Fully Funded
UPG Sustainability Leadership is the world’s largest sustainability leadership training and applications for the Class of 2022 are open to young adults, from 18 to 35. Apply here: https://upglive.org/UPGSustainability.
UPG is building a diverse group of people who want to take positive action that helps to build a more sustainable world. If you have the potential to be part of this group, then please apply.
In 2021 United People Global certified 526 UPG Sustainability Leaders from a pool of over 4,000 applicants who received free comprehensive training on leadership and sustainability over a course of 9 weeks. Upon completion of this program, 60 young leaders qualified for a complimentary and free training experience on Hurricane Island in the USA to further strengthen their capacity for positive citizen leadership.
UPG Sustainability Leaders are trained in both the methods and the issues to become ambassadors for positive citizen leadership on sustainability. Several incentives are designed into the application process to enable the Class of 2022 to be as impactful as it is diverse, including encouraging young people who work in organisations that care about sustainability to apply – and many other demographic groups.
FREE: Participants will have the costs of the program covered – Training material. Accommodation, subsistence, local transportation, international flights (a round trip flight from participant’s city to the USA**);
Learn: learn world-class content from experts and institutions that are active on the methods and the issues that are relevant to making the world better.
Certification: 500 participants will be trained and certified as UPG Sustainability Leaders after completion of the course.
Network: create bonds with young leaders from all world regions. These bonds last long after the programme is complted
**Visas are not included in the costs of the program and selected applicants are responsible for covering visa expenses. UPG will support the visa application process.
Candidates must be 18-35 years of age;
Candidates must be self-motivated, capable of overcoming major challenges and able to think outside the box;
Candidates must be able to read, listen and communicate in English, but no language level certificate is needed;
Applicants from all nationalities are eligible to apply;
Organisations are also invited to nominate people to take part in this training.
Competition for the UPGSL is merit-based. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed at least twice. Before applying for UPG Sustainability Leadership, we encourage you to register as a UPG Champion (either as an individual or as an organisation) as we champions who are engaged in UPG have a strong advantage. Use the following link to register yourself or your organisation as a Champion: Join Us – United People Global.
When completing the application, please note:
Applications must be completed online; applications that are mailed, faxed or emailed to UPG will not be accepted;
Individuals may only submit one application. If an applicant submits two applications using different email addresses, then the individual will be disqualified;
First Wave Deadline: 11:59PM (CET) on 15 November 2021 – some Candidates will earn their places in the first wave.