Developing an after-school English language learning program. Connecting artists across the world through music. Conducting significant scientific research.
There are a million avenues of change. What's yours?
Show us how you're changing the world through studying or interning abroad – be it through academic, philanthropic, or personal efforts – and what makes you our Global Citizen of the Year.
Applicants and award winners have the chance to share their story with a global audience of thinkers, leaders, and change agent within the IES Abroad global network of more than 145,000 alumni, university contacts, staff, and friends.
Strengthen Your Résumé
Being chosen as the Global Citizen of the Year out of 6,500 IES Abroad students who study abroad with IES Abroad each year is quite an impressive feat!
Win the Prize
One student will be named the 2017 Global Citizen of the Year and win the $1,000 Grand Prize. Additional Finalists will each be recognized with a cash prize.
Build Your Global Network
This award is announced to more than 145,000 people within the IES Abroad community and at your school!