All candidates must comply with the following criteria:
Colombian origin and Colombian residence
Ages 24 – 34
College degree from an accredited university
Excellent academic record
Proven English language skills, reading, writing and oral
At least one year of work experience
Commitment to return to country of origin for at least one year to apply knowledge obtained
A written agreement will be signed and submitted by the candidate upon completion of the application. Failure to comply with this agreement will result in the participant reimbursing the Latin American Board of the total cost of the program, $25,000.00 USD.
The GCL Program Selection Committees also take into consideration the following additional criteria:
Candidate’s ability to build networks, share knowledge and become catalyst for change and innovation
Involvement in extracurricular and/or high impact activities
Reasons for participation in the GCL Program expressed in the application form
Evaluation of answers to questions in the application form
– Participants will be responsible for covering their meal expenses for the duration of the program.
All participants in the GCL Program, must abide by the Georgetown University Ethos Statement and Rules and Regulations.
– For further questions regarding application requirements please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page.
– All Colombian applicants must apply through www.oaleducacion.com.co. Applicants must download and complete the application and send it with the other documents to:
Organización Ardila Lülle
Calle 52 No.47-42, Edificio Coltejer
All applications and documents will be received by Georgetown University and later channeled to the appropriate selection Committees in each country for review.
Each selection committee will review local applications, determine preliminary candidates, carry out first round interviews and select semi-finalists. The application process and selection in the country of origin of a candidate does not guarantee acceptance to Georgetown University.
Each selection committee will send a list of local semi-finalists to Georgetown University for a final review. An Admissions Committee at the University will review the application forms and supporting documents of semi-finalists, carry out a final interview in English and via Skype to determine the participants of the GCL program.
Georgetown University will notify all applicants of the selection decision via email. This will end the selection process.
The application form consists of personal and academic information which must be given by the candidates, along with extracurricular activities and languages.
Applicants must explain the reason for wanting to participate in the GCL Program and answer a series of additional questions.
The Application Form also consists of a written agreement to return to the candidate’s country of origin upon completion of
the program for at least one year in order to apply lessons learned. Failure to comply with this agreement will result in full reimbursement of the GCL Program scholarship by the participant.
The Application form should be submitted online through the GCL application website, along with the following supporting documents:
Current Resume (Curriculum Vitae)
Copy of university diploma
Copy of university transcripts (grades obtained)
Copy of any post graduate studies diploma (if applicable)
Copy of any post graduate studies transcripts (if applicable)
Two letters of recommendation
One of the letters must be a professional letter of recommendation
Copy of valid passport
ONE of the following proof of English competency:
Cambridge English Language Assessment
Certificate or other proof of advanced English language courses taken
Diploma from undergraduate or postgraduate studies at an English speaking country
Please save the application as a Word Document, fill out the form, print it and send it to Organización Ardila Lülle.