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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