Apply: Global Changemakers’ Global Youth Summit 2019 in Switzerland (fully-funded)

Apply: Global Changemakers’ Global Youth Summit 2019 in Switzerland (fully-funded)

Deadline: February 7, 2019

Calling all passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated and proactive young social entrepreneurs, community organisers, activists, volunteers and campaigners who are working towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals – Global Changemakers wants you! Apply to be recognised as a Global Changemaker 2019 and attend the fully funded Global Youth Summit 2019.

The fully funded GYS2019 will take place from 14 to 20 July in Zurich, Switzerland and they will invite 60 exceptional Changemakers to join them for a life-changing week of learning, networking and fun alongside the world’s most inspiring young leaders like you. As one of the 2019 Global Changemakers you will join their network of over 1000 young changemakers working to make a difference in over 180 countries and be eligible to apply for grant funding to launch or scale your projects.

Global Changemakers’ (GCM) objective is to empower youth to catalyse social change by providing them with skills, contacts, opportunities, and a world-wide community of like-minded people.


If you are selected, your flight (from your country’s main airport), transport from Zurich to the summit, accommodation and food costs will be covered for the duration of the summit.

Insurance and additional personal expenses, as well as visas to enter Switzerland (for those who require one) will not be covered.​


  • Global Changemakers is looking for changemakers who are working towards attaining the SDGs across the globe.
  • Young people who are passionate about making the world a better place, have taken steps to realise this vision and plan to continue their work are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Changemakers from any country and aged 18-23 at the time of the summit (those born between 14 July, 1995 and 20 July, 2001) are eligible to apply.


Read the FAQ before applying.

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit Global Youth Summit.