Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2022 for Ending Extreme Poverty

Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2022 for Ending Extreme Poverty

  • The Waislitz Global Citizen Awards are annual cash prizes totaling $200,000 that recognize the excellence of individuals in their work to end extreme poverty. The grand prize is $100,000 with two additional prizes at $50,000 each, for a total of three prizes. The awards are presented by the Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen, and in 2022 are supported by the leading US and Australian-based cellular medicines company, Mesoblast Ltd.

  • “Ending extreme poverty is not a choice, it’s an obligation. My hope is that it will inspire many thousands of people around the world to do what they can to improve the living standards of those in dire need,” Chairman and Founder of the Melbourne-based Waislitz Foundation, Alex Waislitz.

  • The Waislitz foundation exists to create a positive social impact locally and globally through innovative projects that empower individuals to meet their full potential and make a measurable difference to the world.

    Evaluation Criteria

    All applicants will be evaluated based on individual merit, including the following five key areas:

  • Global Citizenship: How does the applicant embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen?

  • Proof of Concept: Does the applicant have a strong proof of concept with at least 1-2 years of impact towards ending extreme poverty?

  • Disruption: Has the applicant created measurable impact in an innovative manner that disrupts the systems that allow for extreme poverty to exist?

  • Scalability: How would this award enable/ support the applicant to scale or improve their work?

  • Adaptability: Can the applicant demonstrate examples of their ability to adapt and evolve to changing conditions?

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2022 for Ending Extreme Poverty

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