19 May 2019





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


Eligible 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


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