The youth champion’s initiative (YCI) is a amazing platform where it is advancing the youth to be developed and to become a good leader in the future. The young leaders will be able to rule their businesses or the world.This is a Fully Funded program by David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

The age between 18-20 is where they can be guided corrected or can be moved to the wrong way ,so Youth Champion Initiative is providing the youth to be more  comfortable with the world

Rise Up Youth Champion Initiative Details

  • Country: California, United States
  • Duration: One Week
  • Age:18-29
  • Cost: Fully Funded
  • DeadlineFebruary 28, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible candidates must meet the following selection criteria:

  1. Young person’s between the ages of 18-29
  2. Residents of:
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Ethiopia
  • Rwanda
  • Louisiana and Mississippi, USA
  1. You must have done some social experiment one or more (more will be appreciated)
  2. Youth development , Education , Innovation ,sexual and reproductive health or related fields
  3. You must have the efficiency to take part in the workshop in Los Altos , California
  4. Applicant’s should have the support of the host organization
  5. Expert in oral and written English


This is a fully funded program which means Rise Up will cover all the costs related to travelling, accommodation etc

The benefits for an individual are as follow

  • You will develop communication skills

Public speaking plays a vital role in many careers today , you need to be really confident to prove your stance in communicating easily with others , and things better for ourselves

  • Being a great person plus the one who can manage things easily is a strong leader.
  • The student leader usually becomes the face of the cluster he or she represents. If a front-runner is concerned and winning, people from all fields of study could acknowledge the leader around field, even once official business isn’t being conducted. Leaders are usually approached with distinctive and fascinating opportunities by alternative students and school members
  • Increase productivity. The right, consistent leadership will increase the productivity of your individuals


The deadline to use for the Rise Up Youth Champion Initiative is February twenty eight, 2019. candidates are notified of choice results by May Day, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested qualifies applicants should fill the application form below (Downloadable) and email it on before February 28 ,2019 to Martinez at [email protected] , with copy (cc) to program manager Claudia Romeu at [email protected]




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