Do you have a passion for community service and a desire to become a global citizen? The Global Citizenship Learning Program is your opportunity to make a lasting impact on the world. Open to university students committed to driving positive change in their communities, this program offers you a chance to enhance your skills, broaden your horizons, and promote global citizenship through your actions.

What to Expect as a Participant

As a participant in the Global Citizenship Learning Program, you can anticipate a dynamic learning experience with a wide array of activities. Here’s what’s in store for you:

  1. Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in different cultures and learn to collaborate across boundaries of place and identity.
  2. Collaboration: Work alongside fellow student change-makers from around the world in countries like China, India, Chile, Ghana, Germany, and the United States.
  3. Global Topics: Expand your knowledge of global issues, especially those linked to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  4. Impact Projects: Co-create and develop impact projects with fellows and partners to drive change initiatives, both locally and internationally.
  5. Skills Development: Acquire valuable skills in intercultural communications, teamwork, design thinking, project management, storytelling, podcasting, ethical leadership, and systems thinking.
  6. Global Convention: Based on active participation, you may be invited to a fully sponsored in-person annual convention in one of the participating countries.
  7. Lifetime Membership: Upon successful completion of the program, you become a valued member of our global community of Senior Melton Fellows, consisting of over 600 change-makers.

Who Can Apply?

The Global Citizenship Learning Program is open to university students aged 18-25 who are passionate about local community impact. To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled at one of our partner universities, which include institutions in Bangalore, India; Greater Accra, Ghana; New Orleans, United States; Jena, Germany; Temuco, Chile; and Hangzhou, China.

Application Process

Here’s what to expect during the application and selection process:

  • Online Application
  • Local Interviews
  • Global Assessment Center
  • Final Interviews
  • Final Selection