The Waislitz Global Citizen Award is an annual award which recognizes the excellence of one individual in their work to end extreme poverty. This is presented by presented by Alex Waislitz and Global Citizen.
Location: United States
The Winner receives:
A fully funded trip to New York to attend the Global Citizen Live event along with a guestA cash prize of $100,000Two VIP tickets to the 2018 Global Citizen FestivalTickets to the Global Citizen Live Even
Two semifinalists will receive:
A fully funded trip to New York to attend the Global Citizen Live event along with a guestA cash prize of $50,000 for each of the semifinalistsTwo VIP tickets to the 2018 Global Citizen FestivalTickets to the Global Citizen Live Event
Recipients are selected based on individual merit in following key areas:
How does the nominee embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen?
The nominee’s track record of reducing extreme poverty
How has the nominee brought new thinking to overcoming the challenge of ending extreme poverty?
How would this award enable/support the nominee to scale or improve their work? How would the nominee use the funding?
Eligible Regions: Open For All
The nominees will have to submit a 3-minute video and 500-word essay that says about the nominee and his/her work.
It should include:
Introduction of the nominee
Innovation in the work
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
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