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Friendship Ambassadors Foundation recognizes that meaningful youth participation in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires empowering young people, especially those who are furthest behind. Therefore, the Foundation seeks to provide a merit-based scholarship opportunity to a deserving youth to attend the Youth Assembly at the United Nations in New York. This opportunity is only the beginning of the Foundation’s growing efforts to make the Youth Assembly an open and inclusive platform for youth coming from all socioeconomic backgrounds.

WORTH

  • Access to the 2017 Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations in New York
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Transportation between the conference venue and other side events
  • The cost of travel to and from New York

ELIGIBILITY

The following criterion will be evaluated:

  • Candidates must be aged between 16 – 28 years old
  • Academic achievements, which may include:
    • Academic GPA or average, honors and awards
    • Scholarships and grants
  • Professional achievements
  • Involvement in school-based activities, which may include extracurriculars
  • Involvement and impact in the community, which may include volunteer services, self-led projects, social action, and advocacy
  • Financial need

DEADLINE: May 3 2017

To apply and for more information visit here

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