Global Citizen Prize
Honoring Activists Around the World
Who Inspire Us All to Take Action
The Country Hero Award category celebrates individuals around the world who have shown exceptional commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals and championing the most vulnerable. The award will be presented in Canada, UK, Germany, Nigeria, South Africa, Australia, and Mexico.
What is Global Citizen?
What is the judging process?
What does the judging criterion “Global Citizenship” mean? What does “Global Problem Solver” mean?
What does the Criterion “Technology Innovation” mean?
Do I have to be the founder/CEO of the organization to be eligible?
Do you accept people from any country?
Do you only accept non-profits?
Is this prize for individuals as well as organizations?
I have a lot of great ideas, but am just starting out. Am I eligible for the Prize?
What is needed for the application?
When does the application open? When does it close?
When will I find out if I have been selected?
What documents are required if I am a semi-finalist? Should I prepare them now?
I’m selected as a semi-finalist, who should provide the letter/video of endorsement?
Can I nominate someone for this Prize?
Can I apply in a language other than English?
What happens to my application materials after I submit?
If I am selected as the winner, do I have to spend the Prize money in a certain way?
How do I make and send my video? Can I still apply if I cannot create a video?
Can I change my application after I submit it?
I’m having trouble submitting my application, what can I do?
Where can I ask questions not covered here?