An intellectual is a person who takes more words than necessary to tell more than they know.

- President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Joyce C. Hall Scholarship History

Every year, PTPI selects five students to receive the Joyce C. Hall College Scholarship for the following academic year. The Joyce C. Hall College Scholarship is possible through funding provided by a direct bequest from Mr. Hall when he passed. This program not only illustrates the importance of the People to People’s mission to Mr. Hall, it is also a symbol of the longstanding partnership between Hallmark and People to People International.

Each year, up to five scholarships of $2,000 are awarded to university students who have shown a commitment to the mission and values of PTPI. Since its institution, the Joyce C. Hall College Scholarship has supported the education of dozens of students.

Eligibility Requirements:

Member of People to People International
Participant in PTPI Programming
High School or Full-Time College Student with 3.0 GPA or higher

Fill out the form below and include the following required documents in your application. Please be aware that only PTPI members are eligible to apply.

Application

Three letters of recommendation by persons not related to the applicant.
1,000-word essay on the following topics:
What benefits do you see in multicultural or international experiences?
How can these experiences contribute to your ability to make a positive difference in the world?

Applications are due no later than April 15, 2019.

Global Youth Forum 2019

People to People International (PTPI), in partnership with the Menaul School, will host the 2019 Global Youth Forum. The Global Youth Forum continues, year-after-year, to assist in the global education of students around the world. This year’s 2019 Global Youth Forum will take place from Sunday, July 21 to Thursday, July 25 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Registration is now open for students to attend this year’s Global Youth Forum!

ONE BOOK, MANY GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

PTPI’s Global Book Club offers the opportunity for conversation, learning, and building universal connections. A great way to connect around a common theme, the diverse Global Book Club discussions are featured on our blog, with conversation and commentary from PTPI staff and fellow readers from around the globe.

SCHOOL & CLASSROOM

Bring the world to your classroom! The first step toward a more peaceful tomorrow is investing in children today. This free program offers teachers around the world resources, projects, and global connections with teachers and PTPI members to support the development of globally-minded and culturally-competent students. Sign up for the School & Classroom Program here or Contact Kristie Jeanes at (816) 531-4701 for details!

ART IS A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE

Global Youth Murals allows K-12 students, ages 4-18, from around the world to express their unique global perspective through art. This year’s theme, One People, One World, well describes PTPI's mission of connecting people and cultures from all walks of life while celebrating diversity. To be considered for an award, submissions should arrive at PTPI World Headquarters in Kansas City, USA no later than October 30th. Additional information, including instructions for creating the murals, is available in our Global Youth Mural guidelines.

CLICK HERE FOR THE GUIDELINES

JOYCE C. HALL SCHOLARSHIP

The Joyce C. Hall College Scholarship is possible through funding provided by a direct bequest from Mr. Hall when he passed. This program not only illustrates the importance of the People to People's mission to Mr. Hall, it is also a symbol of the longstanding partnership between Hallmark and People to People International. Each year, up to five scholarships are awarded to university students who have shown a commitment to the mission and values of PTPI. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE