Tokyo Youth Summit

In collaboration with the Global Citizens Initiative (GCI), we are thrilled to announce that the applications for the Sixth Annual GCI Fellowship are now open!

The GCI Fellowship will kick off with a 10-day Global Citizens Youth Summit in Tokyo, Japan from July 25- August 3, 2019.

We are also pleased to announce our second Professional Development Seminar taking place in Tokyo, JAPAN from July 29 - August 2, 2019.

Please kindly share our application with your school community and take a moment to nominate three or four students and/or at least one faculty member to apply.

Please send your nomination(s) by Monday, December 10.

The GCI Fellowship

More information here

Eligibility

  • Secondary school students: Current Freshmen, Sophomores or Juniors, who will be 16-18 years old by July 25, 2019

  • If the first language or secondary school’s language of instruction is not English, Scores from either the TOEFL (over 95), TOEIC Speaking and Writing Test (over 180), or the Eiken exam (Level 1).

Commitment

  • Must commit to attend the Global Citizens Youth Summit in Tokyo, Japan from July 25- August 3, 2019, in its entirety

  • Must commit to the 10-Month Fellowship to launch a Global Service Project

What we are looking for

  • Students with global leadership potential who want to make a positive difference in the world

  • Eager to participate in group discussions about global issues

Nomination Form

  • Kindly nominate 3 or 4 students and/or at least 1 educator to apply

    Please send your nomination(s) by Monday, December 10, 2018

Application Form

Timeline

  • January 31 at 11:59 PM EST: Deadline to apply, no exceptions. (Parents/Guardians will be required to provide contact information to verify student has permission.)

  • January-March: Interviews for final candidate selection

  • March 25: Acceptance letters sent out

  • April 1: Commitment to enroll due

  • May 1: All Enrollment forms and tuition due

  • June 1: All medical and travel forms due, no exceptions

  • Late June: Pre-Summit Webinar, required for students and their parents.

Professional Development Seminar

More information here

Eligibility

  • Secondary school educators

  • Professional Development Seminar is built upon an immersive learning experience that encourages public speaking, group discussions, and active class participation. To succeed, educators must possess a highly developed proficiency in written and oral English.

Commitment

  • Must commit to attend the Professional Development Seminar from July 29 - August 2, 2019, in its entirety

What we are looking for

  • Educators aspiring to include discussion-based learning in their classroom

  • Educators who would consider implementing aspects of the GCI Method in their classroom

Nomination Form

  • Kindly nominate 3 or 4 students and/or at least 1 educator to apply

    Please send your nomination(s) by Monday, December 10, 2018

Application Form

Timeline

  • March 5 at 11:59 PM EST: Deadline to apply

  • March-April: Acceptance letters sent out

  • May 1: All forms and tuition due

  • Late June: Pre-Seminar information sent out