2017 Funded United Nations Youth Champions Initiative for Young Leaders

Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before 15th January, 2017

Eligible Countries: India (Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi), Ethiopia, Pakistan (Karachi), and the United States (Louisiana and Mississippi).

Scholarship Info:  The Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) is on a mission to  invest in visionary young champions who lead the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) movement now and for the next generation. After a rigorous and competitive selection process, YCI will select 18 visionary young people working in Packard Foundation priority geographies – India (Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi), Ethiopia, Pakistan (Karachi), and the United States (Louisiana and Mississippi).

Eligibility: Youth Champions Initiative invests in powerful young leaders ages 18-30 who are leading the sexual and reproductive health and rights movement in Ethiopia, India, Pakistan and the United States.  Eligible candidates must meet the following selection criteria:

  1. Applicants should be aged 18-29 years.
  2. Residents of: • Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and New Delhi, India • Ethiopia • Pakistan • Louisiana and Mississippi, USA are eligible to apply.
  3. Applicants should show demonstrate personal dedication to improving sexual and reproductive health and rights
  4. Commitment to social change and experience in one or more of the following areas: youth development, education, sexual and reproductive health and rights, innovation and/or related fields
  5. Support of the applicant’s host organization and ability to participate in a workshop in Los Altos, California, USA in early May of 2017.
  6. You should be proficient in oral and written English

Number of Scholarships: Not known

Value of Program: This program is funded.

Deadline: Submission deadline is Sunday, January 15, 2017.

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