Deadline:

 19 May 2019

Location:

 Online

(prize/award)

Description

The Waislitz Global Citizen Awards 2019

The Waislitz foundation exists to create a positive social impact locally and globally through innovative projects that empower individuals to meet their full potential and make a measurable difference to the world.

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The semi-finalist Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award will be awarded to a runner up who excels in disruption and innovation and the semi-finalist Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award will be selected with input from public online voting by the Global Citizen community.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Entrepreneuship
  • Business Studies

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

You will be notified of your application status by July 15, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Entry to this Competition is open to entrants aged eighteen years of age or older
  • from anywhere in the world.

Evaluation Criteria

All entrants will be evaluated based on individual merit, including the following four key areas:

  • GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP: How does the applicant embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen?
  • PROOF OF CONCEPT: Does the applicant have a strong proof of concept with at least 1-2 years of impact towards ending extreme poverty?
  • DISRUPTION: Has the applicant created a measurable impact in an innovative manner that disrupts the systems that allow for extreme poverty to exist?
  • SCALABILITY: How would this award enable/support the applicant to scale or improve their work?

The grand prize Waislitz Global Citizen Award will be selected based on the four criteria listed above.

Opportunity Cost

(Award/Prize)

The Waislitz Global Citizen Awards are annual cash prizes totaling $200,000.

  • The grand prize, the Waislitz Global Citizen Award is a cash prize of $100,000.
  • The two semi-finalist prizes, the Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award, and the Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award are each cash prizes of $50,000.

In addition to the cash prizes, all three winners will receive:

  • Round trip airfare and accommodation in NYC to attend the Waislitz Global Citizen Award Ceremony and the Global Citizen Festival during the week of September 23 for themselves and a guest.
  • The opportunity to network with Global Citizen and the Waislitz Foundation partners during the week of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
  • Two tickets to the 2019 Global Citizen Festival on September 28, 2019.

How to Apply

First Step:  create an account and submit your work from  here

Second Step: log in to your account from this link 

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This Scholarship Published by:
eya hachouch / Tunisia

Reviewed by “ Abdelrahman sabry / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team