Global Leadership Programs

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Develop the skills to become a global leader who influences the thinking, attitudes, and behaviors of a diverse group of people to work together toward a common vision and goals. The Global Learning Hub provides financial assistance to enable UC Davis students to attend global leadership programs around the world. In order to apply for these programs, you must first be nominated by the UC Davis Global Learning Hub.

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Undergraduate Leaders’ Program 2020

Undergraduate Students

Dates: July 6 – 17, 2020

Topic: Woke in the Ring of Fire: Working for Opportunities and Knowledge through Experience

Location: Manila, Philippines

The APRU Undergraduate Leaders’ Program 2020 aims to expose youth leaders of the Asia-Pacific to interdisciplinary, people-centered, and environmentally sustainable approaches and solutions to meet emerging challenges in the Asia-Pacific in an increasingly globalized world

The Global Learning Hub has limited funds to assist with student participation.  This includes full or partial funding of the program fee (~$500, which includes on campus accommodation, meals, program materials, cultural and excursion activities, and airport transfers) and/or full or partial funding toward a round-trip flight to the Philippines (~$1,500).

If you are a UC Davis undergraduate student interested in being considered for program nomination, please submit an application by Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 5pm. If you are interested in applying for funding, please complete the supplemental funding questions as part of the application.

Selected students will be notified by Tuesday, March 17, 2020, and will be required to complete the APRU ULP 2020 Registration Form which includes three short-answer questions that are 140-500 words in length.  If you are selected to receive funding or partial funding form the Global Learning Hub for this program, receipt of funding is contingent upon acceptance into the program.

Korea America Student Conference

  • Undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD Students
  • Dates: June 28 – July 22, 2020
  • Topic: Global Citizens: Honoring the Past, Embracing the Present, Shaping the Future
  • Location: Busan, Korea and Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Spend and intense month living, traveling, and studying with students from South Korea and the United States. Delegates will collaborate with leaders in business, academia, and government on contemporary social, economic, and political issues that face both of their countries and the world as a whole.

University of Oregon 2020 Global Leadership Challenge

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Dates: July 19 – August 1, 2020
  • Topic: Achieving Environmental Sustainability Across Sectors
  • Location: Eugene, Oregon, USA

Participants in the University of Oregon 2020 Global Leadership Challenge will work on teams of 3-4 students from around the world to address a real sustainability related challenge faced by a for profit, non-profit, or public community organization. The program fee includes accommodation, meals, and special excursions, cultural activities, and a global leadership certificate. Out of pocket expenses include transportation to and from Eugene, OR and any other personal expenses.

The Global Learning Hub has limited funds to assist with student participation. This includes full or partial funding of the program fee ($1,500) and/or a round-trip flight from Sacramento, CA to Eugene, OR.

If you are a UC Davis undergraduate student interested in this program and would like to be considered for program nomination, please submit an application by Friday, February 7, 2020, 5pm.

If you are interested in applying for funding, please complete supplemental funding questions as part of this application. Deadline extended to Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 11:59pm.

Selected students will be notified by February 12, 2020 and will be required to submit a full University of Oregon program application by February 21, 2020. If you are selected to receive funding or partial funding from the Global Learning Hub for this program, receipt of funding is contingent upon acceptance into the program.