One hallmark of the Global Student Prize is its inclusivity. Unlike many accolades, it doesn’t confine itself to traditional academic pathways.

Instead, it embraces students from diverse backgrounds, acknowledging the value of their contributions regardless of their educational settings. Whether enrolled in formal institutions, pursuing skills programs, or engaging in online learning, all students aged 16 and above are invited to participate, underscoring the prize’s commitment to accessibility and diversity.

The Application Process

The selection process for the Global Student Prize is rigorous, reflecting a comprehensive evaluation of applicants’ achievements and impact. Beyond academic prowess, candidates are assessed on their influence within their peer groups, their contributions to their communities, and their resilience in overcoming adversities.

The Path to Recognition: Timeline and Criteria

The journey towards the Global Student Prize unfolds through a meticulously structured timeline:

  • Application Period: Open from February 1, 2024
  • Deadline: April 28, 2024, at 23:59 (GMT+1)
  • Notification: Successful entrants notified by mid-July 2024
  • Winner Announcement: Top 10 finalists and the ultimate winner unveiled later in the year

Candidates are evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Academic Achievement: Demonstrating excellence in formal studies and beyond, including research, scholarly presentations, and academic resilience.
  2. Impact on Peers: Contributing positively to student communities through mentoring, tutoring, activism, or support initiatives.
  3. Community and Global Engagement: Effecting tangible change locally, nationally, or internationally, addressing social, environmental, or humanitarian issues.
  4. Overcoming Adversity: Exhibiting resilience in the face of challenges, whether socioeconomic, health-related, or personal.
  5. Creativity and Innovation: Showcasing originality and innovation across various domains, from arts and technology to social entrepreneurship.
  6. Global Citizenship: Demonstrating a commitment to fostering cross-cultural understanding, collaboration, and advocacy on global issues.

For further inquiries or to begin your application, please contact the organizers at Join us in celebrating the extraordinary achievements of students shaping a brighter tomorrow.