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Compassion 2020 Program Offers Students Trip to India and Dalai Lama


The Association of Washington Generals (AWG) is now accepting applications from high school students for the Compassion 2020 program


Compassion 2020 is a statewide program that will give a select group of high school students the life-changing experience of traveling to Dharamsala, India, as “Compassion Scholars” with a distinguished delegation from Washington State to meet the Dalai Lama. Following the trip, the Compassion Scholars will take on personal projects with support from the AWG aimed at inspiring compassion in their communities.   


The program is open to eligible high school students who are motivated to inspire compassion in their communities, develop their leadership skills, and learn about new cultures. Up to 5 students will be selected to participate in the Compassion 2020 delegation, with all airfare and lodging expenses sponsored by the Association of Washington Generals. Students will be selected based on the thoughtfulness and thoroughness of their responses to the application essay questions and the strength of their character references.


Eligible high school students in Washington, who are interested in personal development and promoting compassion, are invited to apply online for the 2019-20 school year program. Applications are due this summer by July 31.


For more information about Compassion 2020 and to apply, please visit the Association of Washington Generals website. For additional questions, please email or call (360) 786-7700.