Events

Junior Greenheart Global Leaders Conference

May 6, 2020 - May 10, 2020

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    Date and Time

    May 6, 2020 - May 10, 2020

    Costs

    tbd

    Location

    Chicago, Illinois

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    Eligibility

    • All applicants must be Greenheart Club members
    • All applicants must be Greenheart Exchange students 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

Greenheart International will award 5 full scholarships to the most qualified alumni and participants to attend the Junior Greenheart Global Leaders Conference.  Applicants may include: one Greenheart Exchange grant student, one J-1 visa student, one F-1 visa student, one Greenheart Travel participant and one Chicago Youth. 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 2020 Jr. GGLC will open Saturday, February 15th and will close on Sunday, March 15. 
Questions? Reach out to Olivia Havens at ohavens@greenheart.org.