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If you’re fired up about global challenges from climate change to COVID-19 to the fight for racial justice, and committed to getting involved, this is the program for you. Global Scholars are eager to explore, dig deep, and ask tough questions. They know the many issues we face are reflective of complex economic, political and social systems that need to be challenged. And Global Scholars don’t sit on the sidelines and wait for change to happen. They’re committed to exploring their role and power to be part of the solution. Global Scholars are dreamers, builders, and doers. They know it’s up to us to pursue, design and demand our shared future.
The program rests on three pillars: exploring our role as global citizens, deepening our understanding of global challenges, and expanding our skills to be leaders and change makers. Scholars will leave with:
This summer, we’re offering the best of in-person and virtual programming, and a pay-what-you-can fee structure. All of our programs kick off with a three-day, virtual Power Up event, during which participants will meet and learn from youth leaders around the globe; explore the basics of our global systems; and start exploring what it means to be an engaged global citizen. Following the 3-day virtual kick-off event, Global Scholars have the option to continue their experience in Washington, D.C. or online.
We also know this has been an incredibly difficult time for many families financially. As a non-profit organization, our goal is to reach as many youth as possible with this life-changing experience. Our “pay what you can” model suggests a program rate based on your income, with an aggressive commitment to ensuring that as many Scholars as possible are able to participate regardless of their ability to pay for this experience. Last year almost 50% of the class received scholarship support. Find out more on the Application and FAQ pages.
of 2021 alumni would recommend Global Scholar to a friend.
Parents surveyed said Global Scholar increased their student’s understanding of global issues.
Youth have participated in AMP Global Youth programs since we were founded by students at Yale after 9/11.
After attending Global Scholar, I now feel better prepared to make a positive impact on not only my community but the world. Global Scholar was a really wonderful program that opened my eyes to different ways to make change and think about the systems that make up our world.
After attending Global Scholar, I now feel better prepared to make a positive impact on not only my community but the world.
It’s such a great experience. If you are or are not into international affairs, you will go back home with such confidence, with all the knowledge you had acquired through this intense program. It will build your confidence in so many ways, such as public speaking, being inclusive, teamwork, support and so much!
Global Scholar was a really wonderful program that opened my eyes to different ways to make change and think about the systems that make up our world.