Application Open for AFS Prize for Young Global Citizens!!


The pandemic and the crisis that the world is going through has made the need for young global citizen even greater to drive the changes urgently required to address and solved our shared challenges.

This annual AFS Prize will recognize one extraordinary young person for their commitment to improving the global community with a US$10,000 cash prize, participation at the AFS Global Conference, international recognition and membership in the AFS community of young and active global citizens.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Is no older than 30 years old by October 22, 2020.
  • Is in charge of a project that is currently running or has been completed between January 2018 and January 2020. Both must have already demonstrated success in achieving their stated goals.
  • Demonstrates how their project is successfully addressing a pressing global issue, tackling one or more of the challenges outlined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and what this translates into in real-life impacts.
  • Shows how their project successfully engages others outside their own community/culture and how this aspect is crucial to advancing their work.Projects must rely on intercultural understanding and global competence.
  • Articulates how their initiative has significant potential to be scaled up and extended.

Applications for the 2020 AFS Prize for Young Global Citizens are welcome. You can apply here.

The deadline for the submission of application is until 28 July 2020.

You can also nominate someone else. As a nominator you should provide basic information within the designated form, after which AFS will notify the candidate about the nomination, complete with criteria and application. One person can nominate as many candidates as they wish. The number of nominations received will not influence the selection of the Prize winner. Nominate a desirable candidate here

For more information,visit AFS Prize for Young Global Citizens