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College Leaders at the UN: Korea - 2019 Summer

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This application link is for Korean Applicants studying overseas.
If you are a Korean Applicant registered in a University in Korea, please refer to:

WFUNA hosts a week-long program at the UN Headquarters for selected college leaders around the world. The distinguished students will be given the opportunity to experience the world of multilateralism by tackling a given topic being discussed among UN member states. The program is designed to give young people a global mindset, while empowering them with practical skills needed to succeed in the global arena.

The program is intended to give future leaders of countries the opportunity to broaden their professional knowledge and experience by acquainting themselves with advanced methods and techniques. The selected group is provided with training on their specific tasks, and is given the chance to issue a joint public statement to encourage youth to participate in the works of the UN.


All applicants must be a Republic of Korea passport holder, and registered at an accredited university during the year 2019.

Korean University applicants: only candidates nominated by their respective universities may participate as a representative of said university. All applications must be processed through participating universities. For questions, please contact

International applicants: candidates may apply without the nomination of their respective universities using this Application Form.

The program will be held at the New York UN Headquarters in Manhattan, NY from August 19th to 23rd, 2019. Upon admission to the program, the student must complete the payment of $2,200 total ($2,000 training fee including hotel accommodation and $200 administration fee) to finalize their registration. The training fee and administrative fee does not cover: airfare, transportation, insurance, breakfast/dinner, and other personal expenses.

** You may inquire with your university for student fellowships or grants for participating in summer vocational training / internship programs. A number of past participants were able to secure financial support for their participation in WFUNA's College Leaders program.

The schedule of program this year is as follows:
New York Training: August 19th to August 23rd, 2019
-  Preparatory Training in Korea: April 27th, May 11th, May 18th from 10:00AM to 3:00PM (participation optional)

eadline for Korean International Applications is 5:30PM, March 22nd, 2019 (EST).

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