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2022 Kectil Colleagues Program – Call for Applications

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 12, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on November 14, 2021
Knowles Educational and Charitable Trust for International Leadership (Kectil) logo
Knowles Educational and Charitable Trust for International Leadership (Kectil) logo

The Knowles Educational and Charitable Trust for International Leadership (Kectil) is inviting applications for its 2022 Colleagues Program.

Its goal is to nurture, network, and mentor youth in developing countries who have the potential to be leaders and make a positive difference in their communities, countries and maybe even the world!

The Kectil Program was created to identify and nurture highly talented youth in developing countries who have the potential to make a positive difference in their communities and countries.

Utilize This Offer

Who can Apply?
1. Youth (aged 17-27);
2. Developing and least developed countries;
3. Demonstrated talent and passion for leadership and social advancement in any field;
4. Proficient in English;
5. Access to a laptop and / or mobile phone and internet connection.

What Is KectilOn-line Program?
a) Multiple-week modules with deep dive challenging assignments to address hot issues facing youth globally, led by experts and key youth leaders;
b) Topics: good government; peace-keeping; entrepreneurship and innovation; environment; male and female roles in society; mental health; unemployment; early pregnancies and female reproductive health; corruption in society; etc.
c) Join community engagements to implement social advancements

The application deadline is November 15, 2021.

For more information, visit

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 12
Oct 12

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 13
Oct 13

Thanks, Ana. Sounds great!