3rd Global Youth Meet in India (Scholarship for Youth Advocates from Nigeria)

3rd Global Youth Meet in India (Scholarship for Youth Advocates from Nigeria)

Deadline: May 31, 2014

HRIDAY India is excited to announce a unique opportunity for youth advocates from Nigeria to participate in the upcoming Global Youth Meet (GYM) in in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India on Youth, Health and Development, taking place between November 19 to 21, 2014. Participants will meet to discuss changing youth health priorities in wake of the global sustainable development agenda.

GYM 2014 aims to empower youth with leadership and advocacy skills which will enable them to identify and address global helth concerns like non-communicable diseases (NCDS) in the context of the post 2015 development agenda. The first GYM was hosted in 2006 in Delhi and Agra India. This year’s event, organized by HRIDAY India is expected to host over 300 youths from 35 countries and 15 states.

Scholarship

There will be a full scholarship (all expense-paid) for one youth advocate and two partial scholarships for two others.

Eligibility:

  • Nigerian youth advocates between the ages of 19-23 living in Lagos and environ.

Application criteria:

  • Send a one-paragraph essay (not more than 150 words) on what you think is the most pressing need for young people in areas of health and development and what you are doing to address them.
  • Email: [email protected] and cc: [email protected]
  • The subject of your email should read: Scholarship for GYM 2014

For more information, please click here.

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