How to Apply
1. Online Application
Apply online in just one hour. We're looking to build a well-rounded global cohort that brings a diversity of experiences and perspectives. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to self-reflection, learning, and collaboration.
As part of your application, you'll select your tuition tier based on our sliding scale tuition model. Students who request financial aid will upload their FAFSA Student Aid Report or CSS Profile.
2. Tech Check
The strongest candidates progress to a tech check. This important step helps to ensure that your computer and internet connection will allow you to participate fully on the Forum learning platform. We want to make sure our students have the best possible experience.
3. Language Check
We're proud to welcome many students for whom English is their second or third language. For non-native English speakers, we require a quick English language assessment to ensure you'll be able to fully participate in the Academy discussions and coursework. This test should only take about 15 mins and is available free online.
4. Admissions Decision
Within just two weeks of completing steps 1-3, you'll receive your admissions decision.
5. Join the Academy
You're in! Upon receiving your acceptance, you'll have 2 weeks to complete your paperwork and send in your $250 deposit, reserving your spot as an official Global Citizen Year Academy student!