Take charge and enact change

With everything happening in the world at the moment, don’t miss this opportunity to share your global perspective and drive change.

Term 2 applications for Global Voices scholarships are open now and close 23 August 2020. CQUniversity is offering two fully-funded scholarships to attend the UNFCCC Climate Talks and the Un Commission on the Status of Women.

If you are you passionate about global issues and want to share your voice whilst getting the opportunity to travel, then Global Voices is for you! Keep reading to find out why you should apply, how to apply and frequently asked questions.

What is Global Voices?

Global Voices is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. Each year they provide scholarships for young Australians to travel overseas, meet world leaders, and engage with international policy making at home and abroad.

A Global Voices delegation will challenge and inspire you. Delegates will get an insider’s look into policy making and have the chance to express their opinions and offer solutions to global challenges.

This term, Global Voices and CQUniversity are offering two fully-funded scholarships to attend:

  • UNFCCC Climate Talks in June 2021
  • Un Commission on the Status of Women in New York, March 2021.

Applications close Midnight (AEST) Sunday 23 August 2020. To be eligible, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident aged between 18 to 30.

If you are passionate, driven and want to make a difference in the world, don’t miss your chance to apply!

Why should I apply?

With everything happening in the world at the moment, you might feel like you have no control or are unable to enact change. This is where Global Voices can help. Global Voices is an opportunity for you to contribute ideas, make a difference and get involved with policy and decision making.

If you are passionate about global issues such as climate policy, human rights and gender equality, applying for Global Voices is an opportunity to make a real difference in the world.

Global Voices is a unique and rewarding experience. Read about previous Global Voices delegations, from our past delegates. You may just find the inspiration to apply!

How to apply?

To apply visit the following:

On each page, you will find the details for the delegation and the Application Instruction Pack. Do your research and decide which delegation is right for you. The application process can also be found on the MyCQU Student Portal.

Make sure you ace your application by checking out our tips for a world class Global Voices application.

What about COVID-19?

Global Voices is committed to providing a safe development experience for all Scholars.

The Semester 2, 2020 program will be delivered as per normal, keeping in line with State and Federal Government COVID-19 mandates as necessary. The safety, health and wellbeing of the young people who participate in the program is the priority.

Should CSW65 or UNFCCC Climate Talks be cancelled, Global Voices will seek to provide an international component within a 12-month period of when the original forum would have taken place. This flexibility will allow Global Voices to look at other meaningful opportunities available to the Scholars that meet health and safety requirements (whether the experience be in person or online).

Should you have any concerns or questions in relation to COVID-19 please visit the Global Voices website.

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