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EarthCorps' 1st International Alumni Summit

April 9 – 12, 2019 | Seattle, Washington

Apply for an all-expense paid trip to Seattle and help EarthCorps shape the future of our leadership program for international participants! 

We are accepting applications for candidates to join us in Seattle and help shape EarthCorps’ approach to recruitment, training opportunities, and international exchange with young environmental professionals from regions including the Baltic States; Central Asia; Central, East, Southeast Europe; Mongolia; and Russia.

If selected, you will receive a stipend to cover the expenses of your trip to Seattle for the duration of the summit! Due to generous funding from the Trust for Mutual Understanding, all travel, food, and lodging expenses will be covered!

Since our founding in 1993, a key value of EarthCorps has been cross-cultural exchange between citizens of the U.S. and those from 90 different countries. EarthCorps has been fortunate to have a large concentration of participants from Central and Eastern Europe and West Asia in EarthCorps’ environmental leadership program.

The purpose of this summit is to gain insight about the impact of the Corps Program on participants; and, (with your help) shape our outreach and recruiting efforts to strengthen and grow the network of environmental leaders across continents.

If you are interested in attending, please read the details below and submit an application. Priority consideration will be given to applications received before January 1st, 2019. 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be an alumni of EarthCorps’ Corps Program
  • Must be a citizen, resident, or former citizen of one of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
  • Must be working, volunteering, or knowledgeable in the field of environmental sustainability or environmental education
  • Must be able to attend the summit in Seattle from April 9th – April 12th, 2019
  • Must be in good standing to travel
  • Must speak conversational English


  • Round-trip airfare to Seattle (up to $1500)
  • Reimbursements for Visa or other related expenses (up to $500)
  • Five nights of lodging and food during the summit
  • Participation in EarthCorps alumni-specific leadership evaluation
  • Networking opportunities with professional peers from Central/Eastern Europe and West Asia
  • Leadership training through guided reflection activities
  • Reconnect with EarthCorps staff, alumni, and current corps members!

Apply here