Events

Junior Greenheart Global Leaders Conference

May 2, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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    Date and Time

    May 2, 2018 - May 6, 2018

    Costs

    Location

    Chicago, Illinois

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    Eligibility

    • All applicants must be Greenheart Club members
    • All applicants must be Greenheart Exchange student studying in the United States OR a Greenheart Travel alumni living in the United States
    • All FLEX and YES applicants must have 75 volunteer hours logged in the Greenheart Club. All non-FLEX and YES students must have 30 hours logged in the Greenheart Club.

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Explore global leadership in Chicago, Illinois through social and environmental service, cultural exchange, and international advocacy. Engage in meaningful discussions led by Greenheart staff and practice your public speaking skills by sharing your cultural exchange accomplishments with the founders of Greenheart and staff at our headquarters.

Conference Highlights

  • Explore global leadership through social and environmental service, cultural exchange, and international advocacy.
  • Engage in meaningful discussions led by Greenheart staff and other civic leaders and innovators.
  • Practice and refine your public speaking skills by sharing your cultural exchange accomplishments with the founders of Greenheart and staff at our headquarters in Chicago.
  • Dive into Chicago culture by volunteering with a local organization.
  • Enjoy sightseeing excursions to some of Chicago’s most iconic attractions.
  • Visit the Greenheart Shop: Chicago’s only non-profit, fair trade shop.

What’s Included

All accepted applicants receive full scholarships. Greenheart is awarding scholarships to two Greenheart Exchange grant students, two J-1 visa students, two F-1 visa students, and two Greenheart Travel participants. The scholarship will include domestic travel to and from Chicago, accommodations, meals, and activities.

Not included in the scholarship:

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

Applications for the 2018 Jr. GGLC are now open. They will close on Thursday, March 15. 
Questions? Reach out to Nicole McCarthy at nmccarthy@greenheart.org or at 312-264-1616.