Deadline: 28 February 2018 Open to: young people between the ages of 18 and 27 years old, from around the world Venue: 29– 31 March 2018 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Young Leaders Development Project (YLDP) under Uzbekistan Teachers of English Association (UzTEA) announces admission to the International Youth Summit 2018 (IYS 2018).
Brief information about Summit: The International Youth Summit is held annually starting from 2016. The Summit is considered as one of the first youth events in Uzbekistan conducted in English. The participants of the Summit will be selected through submission of online application from all regions of the Republic and foreign countries. The Summit will last three days during which participants will be divided into several groups for creating socially significant projects. Moreover, during these three days the various seminars and trainings will be conducted for Summit participants, as a result of which, they will be able to create and present new projects, the best of which will be implemented by YLDP and investors. The projects as “YLDP Summer School”, “Plov4Love”, “Back2Reality” and Annual Youth Plenary Session are the results of Summits 2016 and 2017, which were implemented with the support of YLDP. The students of lyceums, colleges and high educational institutions as well as applicants and youth with the same interests and hobbies were united in aforementioned projects.
Aim of the Summit: The ultimate goal of the Summit is to create a special platform for young activists of our country and foreign countries, where they can exchange experience, knowledge and ideas as well as acquire new skills. Taking into consideration that the Summit is international, it would assist to form the right opinion of young activists of the Republic of Uzbekistan about foreign countries, and conversely the guests of the Republic will be able to obtain clear and detailed information about Uzbekistan.
The Summit is divided into following sub-conferences:
The youth from all over the world aged from 18 to 27 can take part in this Summit. The working language is English.
We are accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) in our Springfield, VA location.
Visit USAJOBS to start the online application process and view the following vacancy announcement numbers.
Please note the cutoff point for these positions: These vacancy announcements will be open from December 13 to December 19, 2017 or when the application cutoff limit has been reached for each position. Each vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions is met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages. Veterans’ preference regulations apply.
Student Trainees work closely with the U.S. diplomats and Civil Service professionals who carry out America’s foreign policy initiatives. To witness and participate in U.S. foreign policy formulation and implementation, consider a Pathways internship with the U.S. Department of State.
The Internship Experience Program (IEP) allows for non-temporary appointments that are expected to last the length of the academic program for which the intern is enrolled. IEP participants, while in the program, are eligible for noncompetitive promotions. This program allows for noncompetitive conversion into the competitive service following successful completion of all program requirements. Conversion to the competitive service is not guaranteed.
Deadline: 17 December 2017 Open to: young people between 18 and 28 years old from all over the world Venue: 11– 18 March 2018 in Tokyo, Japan
Applications are now invited from youth worldwide to participate in the International Development Youth Forum (IDYF) 2018 taking place from March 11th to 18th, 2018 at the Youth education National Olympics Memorial Youth Center in Tokyo, Japan. The forum focused especially on “How could the use/advancement of ICT contribute to achieving inclusiveness within society?” as a theme by using three specific case studies (1.Introducing ICT into working style reform in Japan, 2.ICT application into Agriculture in Vietnam, and 3.Role of ICT in post-conflict reconciliation in Colombia), you can discuss the nature of development, including its goals and the roles of multinational corporations, in order to create a new vision for ‘development’ that addresses the limitations of our current economic system with 40 selected participants from diverse nationalities.
Since 2012, International Development Youth Forum has been held annually and many highly motivated youths, who are willing to make a contribution for International Development have gotten together from all over the world and each time we have designed our future by proposing innovative and local-oriented solutions for developing issues in the world. Don’t miss this great chance to get life-changing and “WORLD-CHANGING” experience at this outstanding conference!.
In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:
Those who are around 18 to 28 years old
Those who have not participated in previous IDYFs
Fluency in English for discussion and presentation
Must be able to attend all programs during the forum
Costs & Scholarships
If you are selected to participate in IDYF 2018, you will be required to pay 36,000 JPY, which covers your accommodation, meals, and transportation fees during the forum (Sun. 11 March to Sun. 18 March 2018).
It doesn’t include transportation fees from the airport to the venue, accommodation fee before / after the program, or insurance.
Optional tour on 18th is not covered.
Payment details will be announced after the results of the selection.
IDYF 2018 has two separate application forms, one for self-funded candidates, and another for scholarship candidates. Note that you cannot apply for both.
This year, scholarships will be given to up to three applicants who show extraordinary skills, experiences or knowledge on each of the case studies but have financial difficulties to cover ONLY participation costs.
Applicants who wish to apply for the scholarship must submit the application form for scholarship applicants. Only those who passed the document screening will be invited to Skype interview
Applicants who wish to apply for the scholarship must submit the application form for scholarship applicants, not the one for the self-funded applicants. Those who passed the document screening will be invited to Skype interview.
Please submit online application form by 17th December 2017, 23:59 JST (GMT/UTC+09:00)
The Academy of Young Diplomats (AYD) is an annual diplomatic program for emerging young global leaders, preparing future diplomats, civil servants and social entrepreneurs for international careers in a spirit of responsibility for the surrounding world. Addressed to senior students and young graduates, the program offers, among others, 70-hours of hands-on diplomatic training, a special workshop session, study visits and one study-session outside of Warsaw.
Since 2004 over 2200 participants from 50 countries have graduated from the Academy of Young Diplomats. Over 100 AYD Alumni found work in the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of their respective countries, while others are employed in European institutions, international organizations, public administration and business.
Skills Labs in Specialization groups
Study Session in Cracow
Polish Language & Culture Classes
English for Diplomats
Why join us?
· Unique Methodology
· Highest quality of education
· Extraordinary student profile
· Openness and collaboration
· Assisting in future career
To read more about the program, please click here:
Are you looking for a unique summer internship that won’t keep you tied to a desk doing meaningless projects?
Are you someone that loves bringing new ideas to the conversation?
Do you have an itch to see the world from a different view?
ReSource Pro is providing a unique opportunity to students pursing an active degree program (Business Management, International Business, Communication or other similar arts and sciences), giving them the opportunity to spend the summer of 2018 learning about our workplace culture and international operations in one of three offices located in China (Qingdao, Jinan or Huangdao)!
We expect you to:
Use your excellent English communication skills
Learn about our evolving global business needs
Develop your talent for creative problem solving that bridges the gaps between our clients and service delivery teams
Participate in work groups to support the development of unique solutions for our clients
Create and deliver a presentation at the end of the program to senior management that highlights your work efforts and observations, including recommendations for improving ReSource Pro business practices
What you can expect from us:
Half of your airfare expense
Housing (apartment setting to be shared with similarly situated interns)
Stipend for living expenses
Supportive and engaged teams
Did we mention…this internship is in China and an opportunity that you’ll never forget?!
What’s in it for you?
With ReSource Pro, you are in a growing organization, with global opportunities and cross-cultural experiences. We recognize, compensate and promote performance excellence and talent (yes, we actually do this!). While there are no guarantees, we can tell you that we’re hoping that we find amazing talent that we simply can’t live without.
We want to give you a unique, challenging and rewarding cultural experience by being a part of ReSource Pro and the future of insurance processing.
Desired Skills and Experience
If you have a desire to learn and experience an international business culture by expanding your already tremendous communication skills, we want to speak to you!
Requirements for this internship include:
Time commitment of approximately three (3) months – end of spring term through the summer (it will end prior to the beginning of the fall semester);
U.S. Passport, or the ability to obtain one prior to travel;
An active student, in a business, liberal arts or comparable program.
During this internship, you will be involved in determining your individual development goals, which may include some of the following:
Understand ReSource Pro’s learning processes, business management and other areas
Support with application and understanding of the English language and western culture for ReSource Pro employees
When applying, please include a cover letter expressing your interest and why you believe you’re the right student to go to China with ReSource Pro!
Deadline: 28 September 2017 Open to: Applicants between the ages of 18 and 29 years old Scholarship: fully-funded
Schwarzman Scholars has opened their global application for the third cohort of young leaders. The highly selective, fully-funded scholarship program is designed to ensure that the next generation of business, political, and civil society leaders can effectively serve as bridges between China and the rest of the world. Anchored in an 11-month professional Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University, the Schwarzman Scholars experience encompasses unparalleled opportunities inside and outside the classroom, including extensive leadership training, a network of senior mentors, practical training/internships, and travel seminars around China. Scholars will learn about the emergence of China as an economic and political force from world‐class faculty from leading institutions and guest speakers at the state‐of‐the‐art Schwarzman College. The dynamic core curriculum offers the choice of concentrations in public policy, international studies, or business and economics.
The scholarship aims to build a professionally diverse cohort each year and welcomes undergraduates, graduates, and young professionals up to age 28 of any citizenship who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree. A Schwarzman Scholar should demonstrate extraordinary leadership potential, the ability to anticipate paradigm changes, strong intellectual capacity, and exemplary character. Eligible applicants from any field are invited to apply.
Undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent.
Applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements by August 1, 2018 before orientation begins. There are no requirements for a specific field of undergraduate study; all fields are welcome, but it will be important for applicants, regardless of undergraduate major, to articulate how participating in Schwarzman Scholars will help develop their leadership potential within their field.
Candidates must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1, 2018.
English language proficiency.
Applicants must demonstrate strong English skills, as all teaching will be conducted in English. If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test scores must be submitted with the application. This requirement is waived for applicants who studied at an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least two years of the applicant’s academic program. The requirement will also be waived for applicants who have studied in English for two or more years at a Master’s degree level or higher.Acceptable test options are:< >Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT)Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT)International English Language Testing System (IELTS)will still be required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score above the minimum requirements for Schwarzman Scholars before March 1 of 2018.
This requirement is waived for applicants who graduated from an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least two years of the applicant’s academic program.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT PART OF MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Marital status. Married applicants may apply and will be at no disadvantage in the application process. Spouses/partners may accompany Schwarzman Scholars to Beijing, but Scholars are expected to live in the dormitory and participate fully in the program like single students. Spouses/partners may not live in the dormitory, and no additional funding will be provided to support spouses/partners living off-campus.
There are no citizenship or nationality requirements.
Grade point average/class rank/pre-requisites. Academic excellence will be a requirement for successful applicants, but there is no minimum GPA or class rank required to apply. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated excellence in their academic studies, and the most competitive candidates will be among the top students in their graduating class. There are no course prerequisites for applicants to the program, although some individual classes at Tsinghua University may have prerequisites.
The extraordinary students selected to become Schwarzman Scholars will receive a comprehensive scholarship. It will include:
Room and board
Travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year
An in-country study tour
Required course books and supplies
Lenovo laptop and smartphone
A personal stipend of $3,500
With a $450 million endowment, Schwarzman Scholars will be the single largest philanthropic effort ever undertaken in China by largely international donors.
Interested candidates will participate in a rigorous and thorough selection process, designed to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world. The process includes an online application and credentials evaluation as well as in-person regional interviews. Those selected will have demonstrated their potential to not only benefit frombut also contribute to the Schwarzman Scholars program.
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If you have any questions, check the or write to: SchwarzmanScholars.Europe@iie.org.
Deadline: 7 November 2017 Open to: citizens of a Chevening-eligible country Scholarship: Fully Funded
We are pleased to announce that applications for 2018/2019 Chevening Awards are now open!
Chevening is the UK government’s global leadership programme, offering fully-funded scholarships and fellowships for future leaders and influencers to study in the UK.
If successful, you will live and study in the UK, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983. Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must:
Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended
Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
Have at least two years’ work experience (this may be up to five years for fellowship programmes, so please refer to your country page for further details)
Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 12 July 2018
Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 12 July 2018
Chevening offering fully-funded scholarships and fellowships, Please see the finances section, and read the advice on activating your cash card.If you have a question relating to Chevening Fellowships, please read the FAQs below. If you are still unable to find the information you need, please get in touch via our contact form.
So, if you believe that now is the time for you to grow into your full potential, apply before the 7 November 2017. Interviews will be conducted in the city where the British Embassy and High Commission has a representation. You will be required to attend the interview in the country from which you applied. If there is more than one representation in your country, you will be invited to the city that you have indicated in your application form.
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Open to: extraordinary women leaders Venue: 11– 15 September 2017 in Chicago, Illinois
In 2012, Vital Voices and Bank of America launched a signature partnership to advance women’s economic empowerment through leadership development and skills-building. The Global Ambassadors Program connects extraordinary women leaders to a unique mentorship opportunity, including one-on-one mentoring sessions and strategic workshops focused on building organizational management, financial acumen and leadership skills.
At each week-long Global Ambassadors Program, we bring together between eight to twelve women leaders (mentees) from business, social enterprise or non-profit organizations around the world to work with a cohort of Global Ambassadors, established women executives from a range of sectors and organizations, on the challenges facing mentees and their organizations. The mentees are at a tipping point in their professional, organizational and leadership paths. Sessions are designed to offer opportunities for coaching and skills-development, from strategic planning to team management, effective communications, building a stronger balance sheet and growing revenue streams.
The Global Ambassadors Program being held in Chicago, Illinois (September 11-15, 2017) will address the ongoing needs and challenges facing women leaders engaged in the private sector, social enterprise and non-profits from the Chicago area in the United States, as well from countries around the world, and will underscore the critical function that women can and must play in moving local economies forward and highlight the role of women as drivers of innovation and socio-economic growth.
We will select mentees from:
United States – the Chicago area
All other countries outside of the US
Mentee/Applicant Selection Criteria:
All program sessions will be conducted in English and mentees must be able to converse and present fluently in English.
Applicants must be able to commit to attending the full 5 days of the program commencing on Monday morning and ending on Friday night.
Applicants must have the capacity to take advantage of a senior executive as a mentor (i.e. must be able to develop and implement strategic plans, marketing strategy or business plans).
Applicants must have a minimum of 10-20 years of experience in a professional setting.
The applicant must have worked in her existing enterprise / organization for at least 5-7 years.
The applicant’s enterprise / organization should have a minimum annual revenue of at least US$ 250,000 and a maximum annual turnover of US$ 10 million
Applicants must be the lead decision-maker within their enterprise/organization. i.e. they should be the CEO / President / Managing Director / Owner / Founder etc.
Applicants are interested in shaping the community dialogue about women’s advancement in their region, and wield the influence necessary to do so.
Please note we are unable to consider applicants who do not meet the criteria listed above.
All travel, meals and accommodation costs for mentees participating in this program are covered in full by the Global Ambassadors Program.
This program provides a unique opportunity for women leaders in business, social enterprise and non-profits to invest in themselves and their leadership journey. For further insights, we are pleased to share a short video clip from a mentee’s perspective and a blog from a mentor’s perspective.
Deadline: 10 June 2017 Open to: young leaders from across the world under 35 years of age Venue: 3rd – 7th July 2017 in London
The Young Diplomats Forum (YDF) is set up to recognise, enhance and develop the next generation of diplomats. This community of exceptionally bright and accomplished future leaders will gain further insight, tools and opportunities to engage with key stakeholders at a crucial time in their careers and broaden their connections to influence global leaders.
Our Forum will present an opportunity for interaction and the development of skills for future senior diplomats and future leaders. The Young Diplomats Forum is set up to recognise, enhance and develop the next generation of diplomats and leaders. This community of exceptionally bright and accomplished leaders will gain further insight, tools and opportunities to engage with key stakeholders at a crucial time in their careers and broaden their connection to influential stakeholders.
The YDF will play host to an exceptional elite of young diplomats from across the world in a weeklong event that develops their skills and knowledge in areas around international affairs.
The forum includes exciting field trips, interactive workshops, simulations, case studies, presentations and speeches from leaders from the diplomatic world. The event will excel in facilitating exchange of ideas and fostering international relationships.
Contribute to the debate on the top of the global diplomatic agenda
Meet and interact with diplomats, ambassadors, ministers, members of the parliament, government’s officials, journalists, academics, and diplomacy experts
Attend sessions at Parliament, Chamber of Commerce, EU Commission and European Parliament Representation Office
Workshops on Smart Diplomacy
Increase your knowledge, contacts and skills sets to boost your career
Create a lasting legacy of Young Diplomats Forum 2017
The Participation fee is £895. The participation fee includes shared accommodation from the 2nd – 7th July. Food (breakfast and lunch), receptions, transportation during the forum and institutional and cultural visits are all included within the fee. For delegates not requiring accommodation, the participation fee is £595.
To apply, simply email us a personal statement that is no longer than 500 words. Tell us about yourself, your interests and your plans for the future. Include a current CV and send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receiving your application, we will aim contact you within 3 weeks to inform you of the outcome of your application.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please feel free to contact us via email: email@example.com, or call us on + (44) 208 853 53293.
Deadline: 15 May 2017 (23.59) Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 25 years old Venue: 27 August–2 September 2017 in Ancient Olympia Ilia in Greece
If you’re aged 18 to 25, eager to help make a change to other people’s lives and believe in the importance of the Olympic values, we invite you to take part in our Imagine Peace Youth Camp and become a member of a community of emerging leaders from around the globe!
Fifty participants from more than fifteen countries from around the world with different cultural and political backgrounds will come together for one week from 27 August to 2 September 2017 in Ancient Olympia to take part in a series of educational workshops and sports activities that aim to promote equality and peace, and explore the role of sport in the peaceful resolution of conflict.
Participants will be divided into groups of up to seventeen people, which will be balanced in terms of gender and reflect the diversity of participants’ communities. A team of experienced facilitators, volunteers and Olympic champions will facilitate the programme.
In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:
between the ages of 18 and 25
able to communicate in English
available and fully committed to taking part in the Imagine Peace Youth Camp
involved in youth or community projects in their own community and be motivated to implement youth initiatives for peace building following the event
curious, open-minded and appreciative of diversity.
Participants are expected to cover their own international travel costs as well as a participation fee of €500, which includes accommodation, three meals per day, local transportation and all programme and training costs.
There is a limited amount of assisted places available (based on excellence, accomplishments and drive). The assisted places cover all costs in Greece. The travel costs to and from Greece are excluded.
Participants will be divided into small groups. A team of experienced facilitators and Olympic Champions will develop and facilitate the programme. Each group will be balanced in terms of gender and reflect the diversity of their communities.
The Imagine Peace Youth Camp programme will give young people from different parts of the world with different cultural and political background the opportunity to share, explore and reflect on different concepts such as peace, racism and intercultural dialogue through interactive workshops and sports.
The programme will be based on reciprocal learning situations among participants and will make use of a variety of working methods.
In order to apply, .
If you have any questions, please contact with Victoria Kyriaki via email: Victoria.Kyriaki@britishcouncil.gr.