The latest updates and goings-on with GoMakeADifference.
GoMakeADifference Announces 2023 Awards
A total of $30,000 will be awarded to 30 GoMakeADifference projects. The team were once again pleased to see the variety across the diverse projects with some using a high level of technology as part of the project delivery.
GoMakeADifference Announces 2022 Awards
Twenty three Go Make a Difference project applications have received grants, in this our 21st year. A total of $23,000 will go to support UWC students, in living the UWC mission.
UWC students set to deliver 31 inspirational projects
UWC students set to deliver projects to make a difference during 2019
GoMakeADifference is once again providing financial support to 31 projects around the world, to help UWC students live the UWC mission after they graduate this summer.
A significant number of applications were received from students representing almost all 17 UWC schools and colleges. This year students were encouraged to provide more specific information in their project submission and were given the opportunity to upload videos to demonstrate their passion for their projects. The quality and volume of project proposals submitted made judging very difficult.
GoMakeADifference Project Winner appears on CBC Radio
In June of this year, project winner John Michael Koffi appeared on Canada’s CBC Radio to talk about his fascinating journey, his autobiographic novel, and UWC scholarship. Listen to the interview in full.
2018 Winners announced – 31 successful projects
GoMakeADifference is delighted to announce grant awards for 31 projects to support UWC students, to live the UWC mission after they graduate this summer. 2018 will see UWC students making a difference in Africa, Asia, Americas, Middle East and Europe. The total value of grants awarded for 2018 is $30,000.
2018 Applications Received
A massive thank you to everyone who applied for 2018 awards and to the UWC co-ordinators who helped promote the awards and offered advice to the applicants. We are delighted to announce we have received 80 applications from all 17 schools/colleges across the UWC movement.
2017 Winners’ Update
We have been busy cataloguing the 2017 award winners on the website recently, as well as collating reports on this years’ successfully projects from UWC students all over Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean.
2017 Winners announced – 30 successful projects
GoMakeADifference has announced 30 successful projects from UWC students. 2017 will see UWC students make a difference in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean, using the total awards of $30,000.
2017 Applications Received
So the date has passed when applications needed to be received in order to be considered for a 2017 GoMakeADifference award. We are really pleased with the number and quality of applications received this year, which has made assessing the projects very difficult.
In 2016, GoMakeADifference funded 20 grants that enabled UWC graduates from around the world deliver projects that serve the community and change lives for the better. Hundreds of people have benefited from programs funded by GoMakeADifference, and these are just a few of the wonderful projects that have been completed this year.