The 2023 Cisco Youth Leadership Award Global Citizen Prize

The 2023 Cisco Youth Leadership Award Global Citizen Prize

The 2023 Cisco Youth Leadership Award Global Citizen Prize

The 2023 Cisco Youth Leadership Award Global Citizen Prize

Applications for the 2023 Cisco Youth Leadership Award Global Citizen Prize are now open, the award will accept any individual aged 18-30 who has made an important contribution to the purpose of eradicating extreme poverty.

The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award was founded by Cisco and Global Citizen to acknowledge and elevate a young person positively impacting the world, display the impact that young people are having on achieving the United Nations’ Global Goals, and accelerate global problem solving.

Entrants will be chosen based on individual merit and organizational strength in advancing one or more of the United Nation Global Goals for Sustainable Development (“Global Goals”), based on the following five (5) criteria:

  1. Vision
    • Compelling vision and concrete plans for how to extend this work in the next 3-5 years, including how the prize will advance efforts.
  2. Impact
    • Demonstrated track-record of measurable impact at scale over the last 3-5 years advancing one or more of the Global Goals.
  3. Catalyst
    • Inspires other young people to have an impact on achieving one or more of the Global Goals.
  4. Global Citizenship
    • Demonstrates the values and embodies the spirit of a Global Citizen and a Global Problem Solver.
  5. Technology Innovation
    • Innovates with technology or Internet-based communications to improve efficiency, reach, and magnify impact.

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ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

  • They accept applications from all over the world, with the exception of countries and entities subject to financial or other sanctions by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) or other government entities of the United States of America that may restrict the transfer of the Prize money.
  • They accept applications from any individual who is doing impactful work and who has a registered legal entity such as non-profit, for-profit, B-corp, social enterprise, etc.
  • The Prize will be awarded to an individual, but the money will be allocated to their nominated organization that the individual works for.
  • They are glad you are passionate about making a difference in the global community. However, this Prize is for individuals who have a (recommended) demonstrated impact over the last 3-5 years so the Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award may not be right for you.
  • Applicants must apply for the Prize themselves.
  • They are only able to accept applications in English.

MERITS

  • The award includes a US$250,000 prize paid to the organization to which the individual contributes.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

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The 2023 Cisco Youth Leadership Award Global Citizen Prize

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