2023 UPG Sustainability Leadership Program

Applications are now open for the United Global People (UPG) Sustainability Leadership Class 2023 Program.

UPG commits to train and certify a minimum of 500 additional young leaders from all over the world by spring 2023. And to offer 60 of them an immersive 1-week experience on an island in the USA: the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership. UPG Sustainability Leadership is a movement that mobilises individuals and organisations to support positive citizen leadership on sustainability.


  • Candidates must be 18-35 years of age by 1 October 2022
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, capable of overcoming major challenges, and able to think outside the box
  • Applicants from all nationalities are eligible to apply
  • Candidates from all genders and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • All applicants to the UPG Sustainability Leadership program will need to have a good understanding of English to apply. Application forms, all training, and all supporting materials will be in English so to get the most out of the program a strong English language capability is required.

Grant size:

Deadline: December 31st, 2022

Grant Sector:
  • Leadership
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