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Important Dates:

September 2017:
Carefully Review Website, Event Schedule and Application.

Application Deadline: 15 March 2018
Gather References & Pre-Write and Finalize Application Responses (a pdf of questions is here)

Submit your Application

Acceptance Letters begin to be issued
15 January 2018

By December 30 2017
Confirm Attendance and Register (within 30 days of acceptance letter)

By 1 April 2018
Book Travel and Complete Required Insurance and Parent Form.

Submit ONE Pdf of both here.

Saturday, 23 June 2018
Arrive in Fort Lauderdale (FLL)/ Airport Pick-up or Arrive at NSU / Dorm Check-in and Orientation

See Conference Schedule (Available Spring 2018)

Check Out of Dorm / Travel to Airport
17:00 on Friday, 29 June 2018 UNTIL
15:00 on Saturday, 30 June 2018
*Travel window is to accommodate international travel schedules to point of origin. All students must be checked out of dorms/at airport OR picked up by a parent no later than 15:00, Saturday, 30 June 2018.

Top 100 Global Citizens Student Leadership Challenge


While the world is the stage, Fort Lauderdale will be the backdrop, as selected international school student leaders who are action-oriented global citizens gather from all over the world to define, evaluate, develop and share solutions to pressing environmental, political and future-tense issues. AAIE, Global Issues Network and Nova Southeastern University will provide a full week program that will showcase these elite student leader's current global and local impact projects while nurturing their understanding of leadership, developing their global network and expanding their strategies for collaborative change. Together they will search for expanded solutions and new ideas to create a sustainable, vital, and compassionate future for their inherited world.

Download PDF Flyer To Post at Your School

Encourage your student leaders who are global inquirers, thinkers, entrepreneurs and school leaders entering Grades 10 and 11

next year (age 16+ by June 2018) to apply for selection for the Top 100 Global Citizens Leadership Challenge today!

Tuition for the week is $1500 (usd): Includes food, housing, airport transfers, and special outings - Scholarships are available for those with need.

Students Apply Here
(PDF of questions are here for pre-writing)

Application Deadline 15 March, 2018

  • Make global issues personal: Further engage your passion and empower your community as a Global Citizen and Leader of Today
  • Learn how to build a strong community team and foster community partnerships
  • Understand your local-global issue systems and design sustainable and empathetic local-global solution(s)
  • Draft your Empathetic Action Plan Proposal to create dialogue and test your solutions with your community team
  • Continue to grow your impact as a member of the Global Issues Network

Global Issues Network

For more information please visit


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