Preparing Global Leaders Academy 2016 (23-29 May 2016) Amman, Jordan (Financial Aid Available)

Preparing Global Leaders Academy, Jordan

Application Deadline:

  • April 1, 2016 – Priority scholarship application deadline
  • May 1, 2016 – Regular application deadline

Open to: Participants between the ages of 18 and 35 years old
Venue: 23-29 May 2016, Amman, Jordan

The Preparing Global Leaders Academy (PGLA) is a premiere international educational program for the best students and young professionals around the world. The program seeks to prepare aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world.

Participants will join a distinguished faculty that includes PGLF founder Dr. Sam Potolicchio (Georgetown University, New York University, RANEPA), and Professor Stefano Bianchini (University of Bologna, University of Sarajevo).

Delegates will listen to world-class professors, politicians, diplomats, and other distinguished speakers. They will also participate in a number of simulations including
parliamentary, speech-making, diplomatic and business competitions. Delegates will
also witness the ancient beauty of Jordan including Petra (one of the Seven Wonders of the world), the Dead Sea as well many others of Jordan’s attractions both natural and manmade.

PGLA’s Topics

Individual lectures will include the both academic and practical explorations of :

  • Effective Negotiation
  • Charisma and Public Speaking
  • Strategic and Creative Thinking
  • Persuasive Presentations
  • Speechwriting
  • Marketing/Branding/AdvertisingOther Activities
  •  Parliamentary Simulations
  • Speech Making Simulations
  • Politician Visits
  • Trips to Petra
  • Trips to Dead Sea
  • Trips to Wadi RumFor more informations please visit

    Scholarships and Program Cost

  • Financial aid is available for delegates who cannot cover the full cost.
  • The total price for PGLA 2016 is 1000 (USD). The fee includes accommodations,
    welcome and final dinners, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, tutorial, tuition, Dead Sea day visit, Wadi Rum camping and transportation to and from the airport.
  • PGLA is delighted to offer financial aid for qualified participants. In order to be considered for financial aid, you need to apply by April 1, 2016.

How to Apply

1. Download the PGLA application form on
2. Fill out the application. Save it along with a copy of your resume and letter of
recommendation (optional) in a single Zip file.
3. Attach the Zip file to an email sent to [email protected]

You will receive a reply with our decision within 2 weeks of your application submission.
Once you receive your admissions decision, you will have three weeks to confirm
enrollment in the academy.

Application Deadlines:

  • April 1, 2016 – Priority scholarship application deadline
  • May 1, 2016 – Regular application deadlineApplications are considered and decisions rendered on a rolling basis. Although May 1, 2016 is the final deadline to apply, we encourage students to apply as early as possible as many spaces will be filled prior to the May 1, 2016 deadline. Students seeking financial aid to offset a portion of their tuition should apply by April 1, 2016. Applying early will also allow students to book flights earlier and will allow more time to obtain a visa if necessary.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Preparing Global Leaders Academy 2016



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