The AFS Global Citizen Prize will recognise one extraordinary young person for working across differences to address pressing global issues. The winner will get US$10,000 cash prize, trip to Montreal to attend the AFS Global Conference, international recognition and membership in the AFS community of young and active global citizens.
Young people are eligible for the prize if they are under 30 years old and are running a project that:
- addresses a pressing global issue outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
- engages with diversity as a key to success
- can be scaled up and leads to a more just and peaceful world.