We encourage applicants from all areas of sustainable development covered by the UN Sustainable Development Goals including, but not limited to health, education, gender equity, water rights and quality, energy, decent and work and economic growth, reducing inequalities, Indigenous rights, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption and production, climate action, peace and justice.Approximately 20 successful applications will be selected by WGSI staff. All applicants will receive a response from WGSI by February 28, 2018.
The selection process will aim for:
The selection process will take into account the following criteria:
WGSI strongly prefers that applications are submitted through the online application process. However, should you be unable to submit your application through this form, you may submit by email or post. Please note that for both of these options you are responsible for contacting your two (2) referees.
Submit your application and CV via email to email@example.com or post (address below) by midnight EST on February 11, 2018.
The application questions are available for download above. Ensure that you adhere to character limits as beyond the allotted characters answers will not be considered. Please rename your application file using the following convention: "ApplicantLastName-ApplicantFistName_-Generation SDG Application." PDF format preferred.
You will receive an email from WGSI confirming receipt of your application.
It will be your responsibility to instruct your referees to download the reference letter template from wgsi.org/recommendation and to submit their letters via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or post (address below) by midnight EST on February 18, 2018. You will receive an email from WGSI confirming receipt of your reference letters.
Generation SDG Applicationsc/o Waterloo Global Science Initiative31 Caroline St. N.Waterloo, OntarioN2L 2Y5CANADA
Questions? Please carefully review the details provided here to ensure you have not missed an answer that is already provided here or at wgsi.org/apply. If you still need help, please email your inquiry to email@example.com
Please note that email will be monitored during WGSI’s regular business hours – Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm EST.
Beginning with the most recent, list the post-secondary institutions you currently attend/have attended and include the following details:
List any honours, fellowships, awards, and non-academic distinctions you have received that support your application.
Note your primary and any additional areas of focus (ex. financing for sustainable development, Indigenous land rights, climate action).
Your answers are limited to 1000 characters (approximately 250 words).
Upload an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae. PDF format preferred.
Provide the information requested below for two (2) referees.
If possible, upload a recent, high resolution photo of yourself. JPG format preferred.