Youth for Peace International Fellowship
May 5, 2017
Jagran Centre for Social Enterprise
May 5, 2017

Young Champions of the Earth


Each year, six young people – one from each global region (Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and West Asia).  – will be named Young Champions of the Earth. These winners receive seed funding, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to help them bring their big environmental ideas to life.

If you win, you will be expected to implement your big idea and keep us updated on your progress by producing videos and blogs that we will share on the Young Champions website.

The winner will receive prizes and rewards along with mentorship. Prizes include

  • US$15,000 in seed funding;Attendance at the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, December 2017, and the United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 2018 (all expenses paid);
  • An introduction to over 100 environment ministers at the Champions of the Earth Gala Dinner;
  • Publicity and recognition through online and global media;
  • Access to high-profile mentors and customized training in communications, project planning, financial management, etc.
  • Participation in an intensive, one-week entrepreneurship course in Europe in the first quarter of 2018 (all expenses paid).

Application deadline: 18th June


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