Clinton Global Initiative University Network

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What happens when you gather over 1,000 students, youth organizations, topic experts, and celebrities who are all passionate about social change? You can find out by applying to CGI U. Undergraduate and graduate students from around the world will gather March 6-8, 2015 at the University of Miami to take action on some of the biggest social, economic, and environmental concerns of the Millennial generation.

UAB students can submit an application now. The early decision and travel assistance deadline is October 17, 2014; the final deadline is December 1, 2014. There are two general informational sessions in Heritage Hall 524 at 4pm on Tuesday, September 23 and 12pm on Wednesday, September 24. There is also a Commitment to Action Writing Workshop hosted by the University Writing Center in Sterne 174 on Thursday, September 25 from 3-4pm.

To be considered for admission, all applicants are required to make a Commitment to Action in one of five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health.

UAB students accepted to attend CGI U 2015 are eligible to apply for funding from UAB. Additional funding opportunities will be available from CGI U for students to turn their ideas into action.

Before beginning your application, please take time to review the following helpful resources.  See CGIU's upcoming events for more information and contact Libba Vaughan for details on applying.


October 2013
- UAB Joins CGI U
See press release