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: July 2nd, 2024

GLO Trip Proposal


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

  • The Travel Funding Agreement will outline the roles and responsibilities for all parties involved
  • As per procurement policy, the successful application will need to obtain three competitive quotes. The faculty member and Mohawk International will work together to obtain these quotes once the successful application has been determined. During the application stage, the travel funding is an approximation and an exercise

Stage 3: Travel

Trip to take place during Winter 2025 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 EventsDates
Call for proposals and information sessionsSpring 2024
Applications DUE: glo [at] (glo[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) July 2, 2024
GLO Selection committee reviews the applicationsJuly 2024
International Department notifies successful applicants August 2024

Stage 2: Travel Funding Agreement and Trip Preparation

Important EventsCompleted by
Trip lead(s) sign and submit Travel Funding Agreement to International DepartmentSeptember 23, 2024
Trip lead(s) meet with International Department for planning meetingSeptember 16, 2024
Trip lead(s) plan how to recruit students for the tripSeptember 30, 2024
Student selectionOctober 31, 2024

Stage 3: Trip Preparation and Trip

Important EventsDates
Pre-Departure Orientation(s) for studentsJanuary - February
Logistical preparations (purchase flights, insurance, risk protocols, etc.)November - February
Fundraising (if applicable) October  - February
Trip takes placeBreak week, Winter

Stage 4: Post-Travel

Important EventsDates
Post-Trip Debrief with International DepartmentMarch
Post-Trip ReportMarch



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