Applications are OPEN! Preparing Global Leaders Institute 2014 – Macedonia

Deadline: May 18 (Category A) and June 22, 2014 (Category B)
Open to: Future leaders – high school graduates, undergraduate and graduate students (young professionals) who show leadership potential
Venue: 12-24 August, 2014, Struga and Skopje , Macedonia


This August, Preparing Global Leaders Institute (PGLI) will hold its 3rd annual gathering on the premises of FON University in Struga and Skopje.

Organized by the Association for Global Development Initiatives – “Third Millennium” and in partnership with FON University, PGLI will welcome award – winning professors of an international repute to teach courses on the psychology of leadership, public speaking, political economy, diplomacy and foreign policy. Delegates will then be able to put their instruction into practice through exciting constitutional, diplomatic and business simulations that will foster important leadership skills and help prepare our delegates for real-world challenges.

Outside of the classroom, PGLI delegates will hear political dignitaries discuss their leadership experiences and have the opportunity to socialize with bright, young, motivated students and professionals from 30+ countries. Attendees will also benefit from immersion in the host country during an 10-day stay on the beautiful coast of the Lake of Ohrid, a UNESCO heritage site, and through recreational trips to Ohrid, St. Naum, and Bitola.

At the end of our program there will be a graduation ceremony held at the prestigious FON University in Skopje. Upon completion of the institutes our delegates will receive certificates from PGL and FON as future global leaders. So if YOU have what it takes to become a PGLI 2014 delegate please refer to the section bellow:

Costs & Scholarships

Applicants may apply for scholarships given by PGLI. Scholarships are based on merit, civic involvement, and motivation. Should applicants wish to apply for a scholarship they should enclose a brief scholarship statement to their application.

Self-financed students pay the full cost of the program which is 1000 EUR (covering tuition fees, accommodation, full meal plan, special events, sport facilities, vocational trips, and transportation Struga-Skopje).

All participants are responsible for travel arrangements and associated insurance and VISA costs (if needed) to Macedonia.


While the program is available for future leaders, the targets are, high school graduates, undergraduate and graduate students (young professionals) who show leadership potential. These are the ones who will be tomorrow’s leaders, both within their own countries and internationally.


Priority deadline is March 30, 2014. Applicants in need of scholarship support are urged to apply before the priority deadline. While scholarship support is available after the early deadline, it is allocated on a rolling basis and earlier applications are given priority.

Final deadline for Category A applicants is May 18, 2014. Category B entries will be received until June 22, 2014.

*Category A: applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that needs VISA to enter Macedonia (check your VISA status by Downloading This File).


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