"Celebrating those who bridge differences to improve the world"
The new AFS annual award will recognize one extraordinary young person for their commitment to improving the global community with a US$10,000 cash prize, trip to Montreal to attend the AFS Global Conference, international recognition and membership in the AFS community of young and active global citizens.
Who can win this prize?
Young people who are leading a project that brings together individuals and communities (representing different cultural, ethnic, religious or other differences) to tackle one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be nominated. The AFS Global Citizen Prize for Young Leaders will be awarded to an individual who demonstrates a compelling approach to foster intercultural understanding.
Young people are eligible for the prize if they are no older than 30 years old and are running a project that: