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2021 Young Leaders Access Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 26, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on February 28, 2021
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Young Leaders Access Program (YLP) banner

Applications are now open for the 2021 Young Leaders Access Program – a year-long program that prepares young people, 18 to 26, to become leaders of change in their communities through leadership development, global citizenship, self-awareness, and vision planning.

Young Leaders Access Program (YLP) team, mentors, and mentees all work together to impact communities through innovative ideas and concrete projects, hence truly accomplishing the purpose of Local Change Through Global Exchange®.

Given the situation with the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, the YLP team is implementing the program to fully virtual by through e-modules, Zoom discussions, and virtual one-on-one learning between mentors and mentees.

Utilize This Offer

Young Leaders Must:
1. Demonstrate commitment to their community;
2. Identify an issue in their community to address;
3. Be between the ages of 18-26 at the start of the program (July 1, 2021);
4. Be fluent in written and spoken English;
5. Commit to completing the Community Needs Assessment over the summer, attending the 3-months Virtual Learning program, and spending the following year aiming to execute their community project;
6. Have access to email and internet to allow for consistent communication with the MCW Global Team and Young Leaders Program alumni-mentor for the duration of the year-long program.

The application must be filled out in English. Letters of recommendation and resume also need to be written in English. Any part of the application that is not written in English will not be read and be considered incomplete.

Submit a completed application on or before March 1, 2021 end of the day (NYC EST time).

For more information, please visit https://mcwglobal.org/young-leaders-access-program-2021/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 26
Jan 26

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order 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 attests 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 project 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. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
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 and its website.

Jill Langhus
Jan 27
Jan 27

Thanks, Ana. Sounds good.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 27
Jan 27

Yes!

Sister Zeph
Jan 27
Jan 27

Thank you for sharing this wonderful opportunity dear sis and thank you dear Jill for letting me know about this

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 27
Jan 27

Welcome. Go for it!

Jill Langhus
Jan 29
Jan 29

You're welcome, honey! XX