Apply to Be Our Global Citizen of the Year

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** If you have technical difficulties with this form, feel free to email all parts of your submission to [email protected] before the deadline **

Are you a 2017 IES Abroad or IES Internships student who is changing the world? 


Part One: Tell us about yourself

 

Part Two: Summary & Personal Statement

So tell us. What makes you IES Abroad's 2017 Global Citizen of the Year?
 
Please address ths following:
 
Summarize: In 150 words or less, tell us what makes your our next Global Citizen of the Year. 

Personal Statement: Please submit a 1-2 page personal statement that further details your service, volunteer, academic, or creative achievements. This statement should include the following:

1) How You've Changed the World Through Study Abroad - The contributions you made that impacted your local community while abroad.

2) How the World & Study Abroad Have Changed You - The lessons you learned not only about yourself, but also about the local community in which you lived.

3) How You'll Sustain or Continue Your Impact - Your plans to sustain or continue your impact once you've returned from abroad.

If selected as a Finalist or Grand Prize Winner, this Personal Statement will be used in Global Citizen of the Year Award Winner Features.

Files must be less than 256 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.

 

Part Three: Photos

Please upload a clear, high-resolution (300dpi) headshot of yourself.
Files must be less than 256 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf.

Please upload (3) clear, high-resolution photographs of yourself that best showcases aspects of your Personal Statement. Please name each photo with your name, caption, and location as well (ex: Kevin Smith_Interning at University College London Hospital_London).

Files must be less than 256 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf.
Files must be less than 256 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Files must be less than 256 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.

 

Part Four: Optional Supporting Documents 

Feel free to provide any other information in supporting your application (such as a letter of recommendation, photos, video, blogs, websites, music, original artwork, etc). 

Files must be less than 256 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Files must be less than 256 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Photos, images, and videos (“media”) submitted to IES Abroad for the Global Citizen of the Year awards are provided to IES Abroad on an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free basis, and will not be returned. By submitting your media, you also permit IES Abroad to use your name in conjunction with any photographs or videos used to promote IES Abroad programs in any and all formats. IES Abroad retains the sole right to determine the future use of your media, and the photos and videos created by IES Abroad.