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GCI's Informational Webinar on Nov 06 2021 for Students & Counselors/Teachers

Interested students and school counselors/teachers are invited to join a GCI webinar to learn more about the 10-month GCI Fellowship from alumni who can answer your questions!

Saturday, November 6 | Informational Webinar for Students & Counselors | 10:00AM ET

Global Citizens Initiative (GCI) is pleased to announce that next summer we will host the Summit 2022 at the University of St Andrews in Scotland! The application will open on Monday, November 22, 2021.

The Summit, GCI’s flagship program, convenes secondary school students from across the globe in an intensive, nine-day experience where they explore global issues through the lens of ethical leadership, while learning new frameworks for dialogue and problem-solving rooted in mutual respect and empathy. Following the Summit, participants are partnered with mentors to complete a 10-month Fellowship in which they develop local service projects.

Interested secondary school students and school counselors/teachers should join GCI’s webinar on November 6 at 10:00 AM ET for:

  • an introduction to the Fellowship and Summit

  • a discussion and Q&A with GCI alumni

  • details about the application process (opening November 22)

Since 2014, GCI has hosted 160 students from 70 countries ⎯ including Colombia, Zimbabwe, Japan, Syria, the United States, Iran, Afghanistan ⎯ whose local service projects have positively impacted communities worldwide.

Eligibility for the Fellowship:

current freshmen, sophomores or juniors who will be 16-19 years old by July 23, 2022

committed to participating in the 10-month Fellowship in its entirety, including the in-person Summit in Scotland (July 23 – 31, 2022)

interested in developing leadership, communication and problem-solving skills

passionate about making a difference in their local community

excited to make friends from across the globe

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the GCI Team at


**Fellowship and Summit 2022 are subject to changes due to COVID-19

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