The Clinton Global Initiative University is trying to find education student leaders who are committed to requiring action in their community to deal with a pressing challenge. We are trying to find undergraduate and graduate students across the planet who are motivated to form a positive change within the areas of education, environment and global climate change , peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health.
Students accepted into CGI U will participate during a year-round program that has access to: high-touch mentorship; a social impact curriculum; funding streams; and student engagement events, including the CGI U 2021 virtual annual meeting hosted by Howard University.
Details of Clinton Global Initiative University Program
- Location: Online
- Open to: All Nationalities
- Deadline: 15th January 2021
Additional programming also will be offered to students through partnerships with the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, with attention on civic issues and monetary sustainability; IBM to assist students develop app-based projects that address COVID-19 and global climate change through involve Code; and Verizon to assist students to develop innovative technology solutions to pressing domestic issues, with the chance to win a spot in an accelerator program and pitch for seed funding.
CGI U Graduation Requirements
Through the web platform, Commitment Mentors will review and monitor student engagement within the CGI U curriculum and make sure that students are fulfilling requirements for graduation. to finish the CGI U program and become eligible for CGI U’s Commitment-Maker seal, letters of advice and other opportunities, students must complete the subsequent over the course of the 2021 program:
- Participation in one, hour-long small conference per module (4 in total) (to be scheduled by Commitment Mentors)
- Review of CGI U’s 30-minute webinar recordings and readings, which can be housed on the web platform, and completion of all accompanying exercises
- Completion of 1 30-minute individual coaching session with their Commitment Mentor per module (4 in total)
- Completion of Commitment to Action report
Application and Selection Process
Applications are going to be reviewed by the CGI U Selection Committee. All applicants are going to be notified of admissions decisions in February 2021. The CGI U Selection Committee is committed to selecting a various cohort of scholars – representing different backgrounds, experiences, regions, institutions, academic studies, and project areas – that demonstrate the motivation to tackle specific challenges, the capacity to develop their leadership skills, and a dedication to CGI U’s year-long program.
Please note, you’re eligible to use to the CGI U Class of 2021 if you’ve got never previously been accepted to CGI U, you’re a minimum of 18 years aged , and you’re currently enrolled in an establishment of upper learning at the time of application. Students may only submit one Commitment to Action; duplicate applications won’t be considered.