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Greenheart Global Leaders Conference

July 29, 2018 - August 3, 2018

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    Date and Time

    July 29, 2018 - August 3, 2018

    Costs

    tbd

    Location

    Washington, D.C.

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    Eligibility

    • Current Greenheart participant or alumni of a Greenheart program
    • 18+ years old
    • 8+ volunteer hours logged in the Greenheart Club
    • Greenhearts are eligible to participate in two Greenheart Global Leaders Conference experiences. Second-time Conference attendees are invited to apply, but please note that priority will be given to first-time attendees.
    • A strong commitment to making the world a better place and and interest in global leadership

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Embark on a whole new exchange experience by spending a week in America’s capital, Washington D.C., with Greenheart participants and alumni from around the world! Increase your understanding of American culture, volunteerism, and create an action plan for your future in global leadership.

Conference Highlights
Network and collaborate with your international peers from across Greenheart’s cultural exchange programs. This is your opportunity to challenge your beliefs and think critically about global issues alongside other attendees from Greenheart Travel and Greenheart Exchange. During the conference you will:

  • Develop leadership skills through site visits and workshops with distinguished governmental, social, and cultural leaders.
  • Experience Washington D.C. through guided tours of monuments and memorials, local entertainment, and a service-learning project.
  • Gain tools to translate your international experience into a mission-driven life and career.
  • Learn how to develop a community-focused service project.

Requirements

  • Current Greenheart participant or alumni of a Greenheart program
  • 18+ years old
  • 8+ volunteer hours logged in the Greenheart Club
  • A strong commitment to making the world a better place and and interest in global leadership

What’s included
Greenheart International will award 40 scholarships to the most qualified alumni and participants to attend the Greenheart Global Leader Conference. These scholarships include:

  • International travel to/from Washington D.C. up to $1,000
  • Domestic travel to/from Washington D.C. up to $500
  • Accommodation during the conference
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • All conference activities

Not included in the scholarship

  • Lunches
  • Snacks
  • Personal purchases (souvenirs, personal hygiene supplies, extra meals, etc.)
  • Any expenses outside of conference dates

Application Deadlines

The application for all alumni opens on January 1, 2018 and closes on February 15, 2018. The application for all on-program participants opens on March 15, 2018 and closes on April 15, 2018.

*Greenheart Travel participants: If you will be located in the United States during the dates of July 29-August 3, please apply during the current participant application period beginning on March 15. If you will be located outside of the United States during the conference dates, please apply by February 15.