GLO Application Process

Application Form

  • Below is the application form and information about how to apply
  • Important: Please read the GLO Framework and the GLO FAQs before you start the application process.
  • Email your completed form to: glo [at] (glo[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) 

Application Form

DUE DATE: May 31, 2023

Application Form

Assessment Criteria:

  • The trip activities are of value to students and provide opportunities for intercultural learning, specifically the opportunity to achieve at least one global competency and contribution to achieving at least one United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG)
  • Realistic methods to select students and promote the opportunity are outlined
  • There is clear rationale and benefits for the trip to take place in the identified location; the location is one of the College's target regions for partnership development (this is preferred but not a requirement)
  • If applicable - the partner is reputable and has experience in the region; partner/host/community will benefit from the project and any negative impacts and mitigation strategies have been identified
  • Budget is realistic and trip will be affordable to students
  • Risks have been identified along with mitigation strategies for those risks
  • There are opportunities for continuation of the partnership, if applicable



The Proposal Process


Stage 1: Trip Proposal

Step 1: Review the GLO Framework and the GLO FAQs.

Step 2: Complete the application form and obtain the required signatures. You may also wish to review the assessment criteria for an overview of how proposals will be evaluated.

Step 3: Email your signed trip proposal to glo [at] (glo[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) before the deadline.

Step 4: The trip application form will be reviewed and evaluated by the GLO Selection Committee. Additional information may be requested from the applicant.

Step 5: If your application is approved by the selection committee, you will be notified of next steps.

Stage 2: Travel Funding Agreement & Trip Preparation

Stage 3: Travel

Trip to take place during Winter 2024 break week.

    Stage 4: Post Trip Debrief & Trip Report

    Trip Debrief: The faculty member/trip lead(s) and students (if possible) will meet with Mohawk International staff to discuss the trip activities and outcomes and provide feedback to staff.

    Trip Report: The faculty member/trip leader(s) must prepare and submit a trip report within one month of returning to Canada. The report must include a summary of the activities that took place and the outcomes of those activities.

    Student participants will also be required to submit a reflection about their experiences and how the trip impacted them.



    Important Dates

    Stage 1: Trip Application Form

    Important Events Dates

    Call for proposals and information sessions

    Winter 2023

    Applications DUE: glo [at] (glo[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) 

    May 31, 2023

    GLO Selection committee reviews the applications

    June 2023

    International Department notifies successful applicants 

    July/August 2023

    Stage 2: Travel Funding Agreement and Trip Preparation

    Important Events Completed by

    Trip lead(s) sign and submit Travel Funding Agreement to International Department

    Sept. 30, 2023

    Trip lead(s) meet with International Department for planning meeting

    Sept. 15, 2023

    Trip lead(s) plan how to recruit students for the trip

    Sept. 30, 2023

    Student selection Oct. 31, 2023

    Stage 3: Trip Preparation and Trip

    Important Events Dates

    Pre-Departure Orientation(s) for students

    January - February

    Logistical preparations (purchase flights, insurance, risk protocols, etc.)

    November - February

    Fundraising (if applicable) 

    October  - February

    Trip takes place Break week, Winter

    Stage 4: Post-Travel

    Important Events Dates

    Post-Trip Debrief with International Department


    Post-Trip Report




    Email us at: glo [at] (glo[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)