Before You Apply

The 10th annual CGI U meeting will take place October 13-15, 2017 at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

You can apply as an individual or as a group of up to three students at the link below:

CGI U 2017 APPLICATION

Early Decision and Travel Assistance application deadline: March 1, 2017
Final application deadline: May 1, 2017

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in an institution of higher education at the time of application. (Ex: A student graduating after the May 1, 2017 final deadline would be eligible to apply.) Students who will be at least 18 years of age and enrolled in an institution of higher education by October 2017 are also eligible to apply. (Ex: A high school senior who turns 18 years of age in June 2017 and commences university studies by October 2017 or a university graduate enrolling in an advanced degree program by October 2017 would also be eligible to apply.)

To be considered for admission, all applicants are required to design a Commitment to Action in one of CGI U's five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health. All invited attendees will be notified by the end of May or early June.

To learn more about the CGI U application process, students can review the CGI U commitments mapapplication tips, and application checklistClick here for more information about funding opportunities for student commitment-makers. 

Have questions? Join us for weekly online information sessions during any of the times listed below. In these webinars, you will have a chance to learn more about CGI U, the application process, and CGI U 2017 at Northeastern University. Connect to the session 5 minutes prior to the start via the following link: www.anymeeting.com/cgiu1

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6:00 PM EST
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 9:30 AM EST
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM EST
  • Friday, March 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 8:30 PM EDT
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM EDT
  • Monday, March 27, 2017 at 11:00 PM EDT
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:30 PM EDT
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 5:30 PM EDT
  • Friday, April 21, 2017 at 3:00 PM EDT
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 at 9:00 AM EDT
  • Friday, April 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM EDT
  • Monday, May 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM EDT

If you have any questions and are unable to attend a webinar session, please call 212.710.4492 or email [email protected]