The Clinton Global Initiative University Programme for International Students in the USA is for higher education student leaders who are committed to taking action in their communities to address a pressing challenge in 2023.
CGI U is a unique opportunity to connect aspiring leaders with leading experts in business, technology, and social impact. Each year, thousands of undergraduate and graduate students from across the country and around the world apply to participate in CGI U’s year-round community of learning, leadership, and action. It begins with a global meeting where participants, topic experts, and high-profile innovators convene to support and learn from each other.
Worth of Award
Students selected for CGI U will receive access to
- personalized mentorship,
- a social impact curriculum,
- funding opportunities through CGI U partners, and
- invitations to student engagements, including the CGI U 2023 Annual Meeting at Vanderbilt University from March 3-5, 2023.
You are eligible to apply to the CGI U Class of 2023 student cohort if you:
- are pursuing an associate, vocational, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree at the time of application
- are enrolled in an institution of higher learning at the time of application
- have never previously been accepted to CGI U
How to Apply
To be considered for CGI U, students must apply with a Commitment to Action. That is a new, specific, and measurable initiative that addresses a pressing challenge. You are encouraged to use the following resources when preparing your submissions:
- Development: Use the Commitment to Action Toolkit to design a thoughtful social impact project with diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind.
- Criteria: Review the Rubric to have a better understanding of what the CGI U Selection Committee is looking for when evaluating student applications.
- Information Sessions: Join the interactive Prospective Student Sessions to have a better understanding of the CGI U 2023 student programs, Commitment to Action framework, and application processes.
Deadline: The application deadline for the Clinton Global Initiative University Programme is Friday, December 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM (US/Eastern).