WorldChicago Youth Diplomats Application Preparation Document

2020–21 WorldChicago Youth Diplomats Application

-All Questions-

Instructions to Applicant: Because the application form is quite long, it’s highly recommended that you review all the questions/requests and craft your responses using by downloading these questions before filling out the online form.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. Full name
  2. Date of birth
  3. Age
  4. Grade
  5. Current school
  6. Home address
  7. Phone number
  8. Email address
  9. What’s the best way to contact you? - Call / Text / Email / Mail
  10. Name of Parent / Guardian 1
  11. Phone number of Parent / Guardian 1
  12. Email address of Parent / Guardian 1
  13. Name of Parent / Guardian 2
  14. Phone number of Parent / Guardian 2
  15. Email address of Parent / Guardian 2
  16. How did you hear about the WorldChicago Youth Diplomats Program?
  17. Are you generally available on Saturdays to participate in the main activities of the program? Yes / No
  18. Please list activities and clubs you’re involved in AT school
  19. Please list activities of clubs you’re involved in OUTSIDE of school
  20. What’s your secret talent? (we won’t tell)

II. SHORT ESSAY QUESTIONS

Please choose 3 of the 4 following essay questions to answer. Feel free to be creative!

1. Why do you want to participate in WorldChicago Youth Diplomats? What could you contribute to the program that no one else can?

2. What does being a global citizen mean to you? Describe a global issue that you care about —or would like to learn more about — and why.

3. What does the world need more of? Less of? How can you and other young people make it happen? How are you taking action to make it happen?

4. Where in the world would you like to explore? What do you think you would learn about the place, the people, and yourself during your time there? What would you like to do for your family, community, and the world when you return?

III. SIGNATURE

I agree that all of the information in this application is true. I agree that, if selected, I will participate to the best of my abilities in the Youth Diplomats activities and requirements as outlined above.

_______________________ Date: ________________________

IV. PARENT / GUARDIAN APPROVAL

Download and sign the following permission slip:

Email the signed permission slip to Brian at bpeckrill@worldchicago.org and Thi at pa7@worldchicago.org

P.S: Electronic signatures are accepted.

V. TEACHER/MENTOR RECOMMENDATION

Link to teacher/mentor recommendation form:

Download and send this form to a teacher and/or an adult mentor who knows you well and ask him/her/them to download and fill it out completely. We advise that you contact your recommender in advance and share with them why you are applying to the program.

Make sure to instruct your recommender to submit the form directly to Brian Peckrill, Vice President, by November 1, 2020, 11:59 PM CST through one of these means:

Email: Brian at bpeckrill@worldchicago.org and Thi at pa7@worldchicago.org

Mail: WorldChicago | 309 West Washington Street, Suite #450 | Chicago, IL 60606

VI. PEER RECOMMENDATION

Link to peer recommendation form:

Send this form to one of your peers who knows you well and ask him/her/them to download and fill it out completely. We advise that you contact your recommender in advance and share with them why you are applying to the program.

Make sure to instruct your recommender to submit the form directly to Brian Peckrill, Vice President, by November 1, 2020, 11:59 PM CST through one of these means:

Email: Brian at bpeckrill@worldchicago.org and Thi at pa7@worldchicago.org

Mail: WorldChicago | 309 West Washington Street, Suite #450 | Chicago, IL 60606

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