Fully Funded Young Leaders Access Programme 2018 in USA

Application Process

The application process will consist of three rounds: the general application, a brief needs assessment, and an alumni interview.

The general application opens on October 31, 2017 and is open to any eligible persons. Shortlist candidates will be asked to submit a brief needs assessment which will outline their community issue and potential solutions in greater detail. Candidates who complete the second round will be contacted for an interview with alumni of the program. Selected participants will be notified of their acceptance on April 2, 2018.

The YLA Application is hosted on Google Forms. This means that you must have a gmail account to fill out the application. If you do not already have a Gmail account you can sign up for one for free. The application consists of the following:

  • General Information
  • Essay Questions
  • Resume/ CV- You must upload your resume/ CV directly into the application in PDF format
  • Two Letters of Recommendation- You must upload your letters of recommendation directly into the application in PDF format
  • Liability Waiver