The Academy
Experience

Join a community of determined young leaders from around the world. Through our signature leadership course, talks with today’s top changemakers, and personalized mentorship, you’ll build power skills for a lifetime of social impact.

Eligibility

Students worldwide
post-high school to 21

Timing

12 weeks
4 hours per week

Tuition

$5,000 USD
Need-based scholarships available

Application

To Be Announced

Our world needs young leaders now more than ever. With Global Citizen Year Academy, we can empower many more young people around the world with the resources and tools they need to make an impact.”

SHAWN MENDES
GLOBAL CITIZEN YEAR’S GLOBAL YOUTH CHAIR

Global Citizen Year Academy is so important. We have a chance in this century to address a lot of the problems that began in the last century. It really is up to us. Young people are the future -- and the now-- of social change.”

PREMAL SHAH
CO-FOUNDER, KIVA.ORG

What's the time commitment?

Students should plan for an average commitment of 4 hours a week.

How will students participate across multiple time zones?

We offer multiple course sections to accommodate different time zones and schedules. Each student has the opportunity to select the course time that works best for them. Course selection occurs on a first-come, first-served basis, so we encourage you to apply early for the widest selection of course times.

What's the Forum learning platform like?

Learn more about Minerva’s cutting-edge Forum learning platform here.