The GCI Fellowship 2023
Opens Oct 25 2022 12:00 AM (EDT)
Deadline Jan 30 2023 11:59 PM (EST)
Description

The GCI Fellowship 2023

Eligibility

  • Secondary school students who are current Freshmen/9th, Sophomores/10th or Juniors/11th graders at the time of application
  • If applicant's first language or high school's language of instruction is not English, scores from the TOEFL iBT (over 95) or equivalent, accredited exam must be submitted
  • In order to facilitate our curation of a unique participant group, it is GCI’s preference to not accept siblings to the same Fellowship year.
Commitment

  • Must commit to participate in the GCI Summit at the University of St Andrews in Scotland from July 24 - August 1, 2023, in its entirety
    • Click here to view an example "Schedule at a Glance" for the GCI Summit. The Summit is the in-person launchpad for the 10-month commitment of the GCI Fellowship
  • Must commit to the full 10-Month Fellowship to launch a "Glocal" Service Project
What GCI is looking for

  • Students with global leadership potential who want to make a positive change in the world
  • Students who are eager to participate in group discussions about global issues
  • Students who are interested in developing and launching a Glocal Service Project
Application Timeline
 Application Opens Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 12:00 AM EST
 Application Closes Monday, January 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST
All application materials, including recommendations and parent/guardian forms must be submitted
 Offer Letters Sent Out Monday, March 20, 2023
 Commitment to Enroll Due Monday, March 27, 2023
 All Enrollment Forms and Tuition Due Monday, April 17, 2023
 All Medical and Travel Forms Due Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Cost

Tuition for the Fellowship is US$5,900
  • Includes Fellowship tuition, academic materials, activity fees and Summit room and board
  • All Fellows are required to house with the program for the duration of the Summit
  • Travel expenses and travel insurance to the Summit are not included
  • A limited amount of financial aid, to cover tuition and/or travel are available. The Financial Aid forms must be filled out at the time of application
Application Materials & Requirements
Applicant Materials and Requirements:
  • 4 short essay questions
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Second Recommendation from a teacher, head of school, current or former employer/supervisor, extracurricular instructor or other
  • One-minute Introductory Video
  • Mid-Year School Report for the Current School Year
  • End of Year Report for the Previous School Year
  • A government or school Photo ID with applicant's name and date of birth
  • TOEFL iBT or other accredited English Language exam scores, if applicant's first language or high school's language of instruction is not English
  • Application fee US $30
Parent/Guardian Materials and Requirements:
  • Contact Information
  • If applying for financial aid or a travel grant, parent/guardian will need to provide
    • The primary household provider's most recently filed US Tax Return Form 1040, equivalent Non-US Tax Returns/Forms, or any similar documentation that verifies the primary provider's income and assets
    • If applicable, the secondary household provider's most recently filed US Tax Return Form 1040, equivalent Non-US Tax Returns/Forms, or any similar documentation that verifies the secondary provider's income and assets


The 10-month GCI Fellowship begins at the GCI Summit, GCI's flagship event, which will be hosted for the second year in a row at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. The Summit is a rigorous, academic, 9-day residential program using the GCI Method to promote global citizenship, ethical leadership and collaboration among a select group of international secondary school students, known as Fellows. Fellows identify and discuss pressing global issues based on the Sustainable Development Goals and develop projects ("Glocal Service Projects") to implement in their local communities over the course of the 10-month program.

The application for the GCI Fellowship 2023 opened on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 and will close on Monday, January 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

Visit the GCI website at www.globalci.org

* Subject to changes due to COVID-19 


SurveyMonkey Apply works best on a laptop or desktop. We recommend that you do not try to complete your application on a mobile device.

FIRST-TIME USERS

  1. Click “Register” in the top right corner and fill out the form to create an account on our Admissions Portal.
  2. Verify your email address by checking your inbox for a message from GCI with the link to confirm your address. 
    • A few applicants have reported difficulties in receiving their email verification link.
    • Look in your Spam/Junk folder as the email will most likely be there.
    • If after a few minutes the email still has not arrived, please contact GCI at support@globalci.org or by phone at +1 203 542 7002.
  3. After you have verified your email address, click "View Programs" on the application page and fill out the eligibility form on the next page.

RETURNING USERS

  1. Click “Log In” and enter the username and password you chose when you created your account.
    • If you do not remember your password, or believe you previously created an account but are unsure, please follow the instructions after clicking "Forgot your password?" before attempting to create a new account.

Not a student? Here are the links for our other program applications:
Apply

The GCI Fellowship 2023


The GCI Fellowship 2023

Eligibility

  • Secondary school students who are current Freshmen/9th, Sophomores/10th or Juniors/11th graders at the time of application
  • If applicant's first language or high school's language of instruction is not English, scores from the TOEFL iBT (over 95) or equivalent, accredited exam must be submitted
  • In order to facilitate our curation of a unique participant group, it is GCI’s preference to not accept siblings to the same Fellowship year.
Commitment

  • Must commit to participate in the GCI Summit at the University of St Andrews in Scotland from July 24 - August 1, 2023, in its entirety
    • Click here to view an example "Schedule at a Glance" for the GCI Summit. The Summit is the in-person launchpad for the 10-month commitment of the GCI Fellowship
  • Must commit to the full 10-Month Fellowship to launch a "Glocal" Service Project
What GCI is looking for

  • Students with global leadership potential who want to make a positive change in the world
  • Students who are eager to participate in group discussions about global issues
  • Students who are interested in developing and launching a Glocal Service Project
Application Timeline
 Application Opens Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 12:00 AM EST
 Application Closes Monday, January 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST
All application materials, including recommendations and parent/guardian forms must be submitted
 Offer Letters Sent Out Monday, March 20, 2023
 Commitment to Enroll Due Monday, March 27, 2023
 All Enrollment Forms and Tuition Due Monday, April 17, 2023
 All Medical and Travel Forms Due Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Cost

Tuition for the Fellowship is US$5,900
  • Includes Fellowship tuition, academic materials, activity fees and Summit room and board
  • All Fellows are required to house with the program for the duration of the Summit
  • Travel expenses and travel insurance to the Summit are not included
  • A limited amount of financial aid, to cover tuition and/or travel are available. The Financial Aid forms must be filled out at the time of application
Application Materials & Requirements
Applicant Materials and Requirements:
  • 4 short essay questions
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Second Recommendation from a teacher, head of school, current or former employer/supervisor, extracurricular instructor or other
  • One-minute Introductory Video
  • Mid-Year School Report for the Current School Year
  • End of Year Report for the Previous School Year
  • A government or school Photo ID with applicant's name and date of birth
  • TOEFL iBT or other accredited English Language exam scores, if applicant's first language or high school's language of instruction is not English
  • Application fee US $30
Parent/Guardian Materials and Requirements:
  • Contact Information
  • If applying for financial aid or a travel grant, parent/guardian will need to provide
    • The primary household provider's most recently filed US Tax Return Form 1040, equivalent Non-US Tax Returns/Forms, or any similar documentation that verifies the primary provider's income and assets
    • If applicable, the secondary household provider's most recently filed US Tax Return Form 1040, equivalent Non-US Tax Returns/Forms, or any similar documentation that verifies the secondary provider's income and assets


The 10-month GCI Fellowship begins at the GCI Summit, GCI's flagship event, which will be hosted for the second year in a row at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. The Summit is a rigorous, academic, 9-day residential program using the GCI Method to promote global citizenship, ethical leadership and collaboration among a select group of international secondary school students, known as Fellows. Fellows identify and discuss pressing global issues based on the Sustainable Development Goals and develop projects ("Glocal Service Projects") to implement in their local communities over the course of the 10-month program.

The application for the GCI Fellowship 2023 opened on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 and will close on Monday, January 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

Visit the GCI website at www.globalci.org

* Subject to changes due to COVID-19 


SurveyMonkey Apply works best on a laptop or desktop. We recommend that you do not try to complete your application on a mobile device.

FIRST-TIME USERS

  1. Click “Register” in the top right corner and fill out the form to create an account on our Admissions Portal.
  2. Verify your email address by checking your inbox for a message from GCI with the link to confirm your address. 
    • A few applicants have reported difficulties in receiving their email verification link.
    • Look in your Spam/Junk folder as the email will most likely be there.
    • If after a few minutes the email still has not arrived, please contact GCI at support@globalci.org or by phone at +1 203 542 7002.
  3. After you have verified your email address, click "View Programs" on the application page and fill out the eligibility form on the next page.

RETURNING USERS

  1. Click “Log In” and enter the username and password you chose when you created your account.
    • If you do not remember your password, or believe you previously created an account but are unsure, please follow the instructions after clicking "Forgot your password?" before attempting to create a new account.

Not a student? Here are the links for our other program applications:
Apply
Opens
Oct 25 2022 12:00 AM (EDT)
Deadline
Jan 30 2023 11:59 PM (EST)