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GO! Global Engagement Award

Thanks to the generous gift of an anonymous donor, we are happy to offer two $500 awards to support the travel costs for first-time global engagement in a developing country. Applications will be made available to all those who are eligible (please see below), attend GO! and complete the post-GO! evaluation survey. 

Award amount
$500 is awarded to two recipients each April.

Application and selection
2014 applications are due Monday April 21st with selection occurring the last week of classes.  You may view a sample application here.

Eligibility
The award requires a recipient must be:

  • an in-state, undergraduate student,
  • who is returning to UNC, and
  • who has attended the 2014 GO! Global Orientation on Culture and Ethics, and
  • who has not yet had the opportunity to travel, live, and engage with a community within a developing country.

Final Project Requirement
Recipients are expected to write and post a visual narrative of their experience based on guidelines that will be provided to recipients once selected.

Past Recipients
2012:
Michelle Kuei [ view final report ]
Mary-Claire Spencer [ view final report ]

Contact Information
Tripp Tuttle, Program Officer, Center for Global Initiatives

GO! Global Engagement Award: Photo Narrative

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    • The view from where I resided in Uganda.
My Summer in Uganda: Public Health and CultureBy: Michelle Kuei I am currently a senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a double major in biology and nutrition. This summer I went on an 8-week trip…