ASEAN Youth Biodiversity Leaders Fellowship Programme 2023

ASEAN Youth Biodiversity Leaders Fellowship Programme 2023

Deadline: September 15, 2022

Applications are open for the ASEAN Youth Biodiversity Leaders Fellowship Programme 2023. This fellowship programme aims to build your skills, expand your network, and take your conservation impact to the next level.

Young leaders are already taking the future in their hands. Youth-led conservation efforts such as awareness raising campaigns, coastal clean-ups, online task forces to combat illegal wildlife trafficking via social media, amongst others, are already contributing to the fight against biodiversity loss.

Each year, two Youth Biodiversity Leaders will be selected from each ASEAN Member State to form a YBL Cohort. Youth Biodiversity Leaders are advocates and leaders of conservation efforts in their respective locations.

Funding

  • Selected applicants will receive in-depth training, mentorship, and networking opportunities to take their conservation impact to the next level
  • For YBL Academy & other optional in-person meetings, if selected for that meeting:
    • Roundtrip economy airfare (only flights within Southeast Asia will be funded)
  • For YBL Academy & other optional in-person meetings, if selected for that meeting:
    • In-country travel, accommodation, and general food expenses covered for the duration of the Academy.
  • Visa fees if necessary.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be between 18 – 35 years old;
  • Be a citizen of an ASEAN Member State, residing in the ASEAN region;
  • Member, coordinator or founder of a youth organisation, university nature club, or other community initiative for biodiversity;
  • Must have experience with biodiversity projects (awareness raising, campaigning, conservation, etc);
  • Committed to all components of the YBL Fellowship programme;
  • Able to communicate in English (written and spoken).

Application

Only applications in English submitted via this official application form will be accepted. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Click here to apply

For more information, see FAQ and visit ASEAN Youth Biodiversity Programme.

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