Junior World Affairs Councils
Our Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) program has been linking students to the world since 2004. With more than 60 chapters in North Texas, JWAC is a great way for high school students to learn about international issues and become more globally aware. JWAC chapters can be started at any high school with students in grades 9-12 with the support of one of the school’s teachers as a sponsor.
- The next JWAC student President meeting is on March 7, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 PM with dinner at the WAC offices. If your JWAC president is graduating, please bring their replacement. Please RSVP to Jameson below.
- As a sponsor, teachers can receive up to a $250 stipend for their support and guidance of a JWAC chapter. See requirements below.
- Beginning in spring 2016, participating JWAC students have the opportunity to apply for two $2500 Global Pathway Grants. See requirements below.
- March-May 2016, JWAC students can be tested using The Global Competence Aptitude Assessment (GCAA). The Council pays for the tests to be taken online and provides a pizza party. If interested, contact Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What JWACS do:
- Attend Council programs, and JWAC events, including special leadership training for officers; attend cultural events; participate in annual education events: Academic WorldQuest and International Career Day; and create public service projects
- Learn about the world: meet diplomats, leaders, authors, etc. Host international visitors and Speakers-to-Schools
- Make connections that enhance their future
HOW TO START A JWAC CHAPTER
- Download and fill out the JWAC Constitution
- Email completed constitution to Jameson Hall, email@example.com
Jameson Hall, International Education Program