The GCM Global Youth Summit 2016 are now open!

Deadline:  31 March 2016
Open to: young social entrepreneurs, community activists and volunteers from across the globe
Venue: 24-30 July in Switzerland


The  GCM Global Youth Summit 2016 will be bringing 60 Changemakers aged 18 to 23 for a life-changing week of training sessions, networking and workshops. We will invite the strongest candidates to participate at the Summit, assessing their track record of social entrepreneurship, community activism and volunteerism, whilst ensuring gepgraphical and gender representation.

The Global Youth Summit will take place 24-30 July in Switzerland, and we are accepting applications!


We are looking for the most inspiring young social entrepreneurs, community activists and volunteers from across the globe. Participants must be between 18 and 23 years of age on the dates of the summit.


You will need to pay for your application fee (please make sure to copy the Unique Transaction ID number provided by PayPal and paste it on the online application form), fill in an online application form and make a 2 minute application video (you can read the video instructions here). Should you want to read the questions on the form before you actually go online, you can find the pdf here.

If you are selected, your flight (from your country’s main airport), board and lodging costs will be covered for the duration of the summit.

Additional personal expenses, as well as visas to enter Switzerland (for those who require one) will not be covered.


The application process is now live. We suggest you prepare by reading these guidelines for your video, prepare your answers for the written application form, and making sure you have a PayPal account or credit card ready to be able to pay the 35 USD  application administration fee.

In order to apply, register HERE.

The official web-page.

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