The 2018 Curtis Scholarship is an annual leadership development program to support youth ages 16-20 from underserved communities in the U.S. or U.K. who embody the values of global citizenship. Curtis Scholars are be invited to join a 10 day learning trip to South Africa, and one advocacy trip to Global Citizen Week Events in NYC. Joined by members of the Global Citizen staff, Scholars will explore social issues, innovative international organizations and cultural sites with a focus on poverty alleviation in Global Citizen’s issue areas.
Application Deadline: May 20
Applicants can choose between submitting 2-3 minute videos or 500-700 word written responses to the two essay questions in the application. Applicants must also submit a recommendation letter from a teacher/ professor, school administrator, community leader, or colleague to be considered for the Curtis Scholarship.