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2020 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP) for the 10 ASEAN countries

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 4, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on December 1, 2019

The 2020 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP):
a) brings 60 high school students and adult mentors from the ten ASEAN member countries together with approximately 15 American high school students for a three-week U.S.-based exchange program focused on leadership, youth development, and the shared challenges faced by the United States and ASEAN member countries.
b) aims to promote high-quality leadership, civic responsibility, and civic engagement among future leaders.
Exchange activities will provide an examination of the principles of democracy and civil society as practiced in the United States and provide participants with training that allows them to develop their leadership skills.

Participants develop projects to address the needs of their communities upon their return home.

Eligibility: U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3).

Average Award: US$550,000.

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Approximately six participants each will come from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Application Deadline: December 2, 2019.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 04, 2019
Nov 04, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Nov 06, 2019
Nov 06, 2019

Thanks, Ana.