A 1-2 page personal statement (single-spaced, 12-point font, standard margins) answering the following questions:
Tell us a little bit more about you: What are you passionate about? What are you committed to? What inspires you?
Why would you like to attend the GSF Program?
What will you bring to the group?
Three short answers (roughly 250 words or less) to the following questions:
In your opinion, what is the most challenging sustainability issue we are facing as a planet? Explain.
Tell us about an interesting, transformative, or perhaps even difficult experience you have had living and/or working in a group, or with a culture different from your own. What did it teach you about yourself and about working with others?
Answer one of the following: Describe a situation where you had to “think outside the box.” How did you come to the solution you came to? OR Describe a situation where you successfully resolved a conflict.
Names, emails and phone numbers for two professional references. These should be people who know you well, and can speak to both your academic performance and your ability to work in a group.
Applications must be submitted by December 1st 2017. Applicants who have made it to the 2nd round will be informed by December 31st. Skype interviews will be conducted in January. Accepted applicants will be notified by January 31st, 2018.