THE GCI FELLOWSHIP 2022

JOIN STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN SCOTLAND

LEARN HOW TO ADVOCATE FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR COMMUNITY

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

✓ current freshmen, sophomores or juniors in secondary school at the time of application


✓  16-19 years old by July 23, 2022


✓ committed to the full 10-month Fellowship, including attending the Summit in Scotland (July 23 - 31, 2022) in its entirety


✓  English proficiency to fully participate in discussions and conscientiously complete homework readings

  • If English is not the applicant’s first language or primary language of school, applicants must submit TOEFL iBT scores over 95 or equivalent

YOU SHOULD APPLY IF YOU ARE

✓committed to developing your leadership, ethics, collaboration and communication skills


✓  passionate about making a positive difference in your local and global community


✓  eager to participate in group discussions about global issues


✓  excited to build a lifelong community of peers across the world


✓  interested in new ways of learning such as Harkness® (Discussion-Based Learning) and the Design Thinking Methodology


✓  proud of your heritage and seeking new opportunities for intercultural exploration

PROGRAM DETAILS

DATES: Saturday, July 23 - Sunday, July 31, 2022, followed by 9 months of continued work on a service project tackling a global issue in your local community

  • Arrival: July 23

  • Departure: July 31


LOCATION: Summit at the University of St Andrews in Scotland and half-day excursions around the East Coast of Scotland


COST: US$5,900 includes Fellowship tuition, Summit room and board, all Summit transportation and pick up and drop off at the Edinburgh airport (EDI) or train station.     
**Round-trip travel to Scotland is not included.

**A limited amount of financial aid is available.

*Subject to changes due to COVID-19

APPLICATION COMPONENTS

  • Online application (applicant and parent information)

  • 4 essays

  • One-minute introductory video

  • Teacher recommendation

  • Second recommendation from a teacher, head of school, current or former employer/supervisor, extracurricular instructor or other

  • Mid-year school report for the 2021-2022 school year

  • End of year report for the 2020-2021 school year

  • A government or school photo ID with applicant's name and date of birth

  • English language test scores, if first language or secondary school's language of instruction is not English

  • Financial aid form and supporting documents, if applicable

  • Application fee US$30

Application Timeline

*Harkness® is a registered trademark of Phillips Exeter Academy.

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