U.S Department of State, Bureau of ECA: Youth Ambassadors Program 2017!

Deadline: 29 May 2017

The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is seeking applications for its “Youth Ambassadors Program”.

The program will build mutual understanding, tolerance, and respect through shared culture and values, empower participants to be actively engaged in addressing issues of concern in their schools and communities upon their return home; and foster relationships among youth from different ethnic, religious, and national groups.

Thematic Areas

  • Civic Education (Citizen Participation, Grassroots Democracy and Rule of Law);
  • Community Service; and
  • Youth Leadership Development.

Program Goals

  • Promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other citizens in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Prepare youth leaders to become responsible citizens and contributing members of their communities.
  • Influence future leaders by providing them a better understanding of the U.S. systems, culture, and government.
  • Foster relationships among youth from different ethnic, racial, religious, and national groups and create hemispheric networks of youth leaders, both within the participating countries and internationally.

Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate a better understanding of the elements of a participatory democracy in action.
  • Deepen critical thinking and leadership skills.
  • Develop program planning and implementation skills

Funding Information

ECA anticipates making one award, in an amount of $3,300,000 to support program and administrative costs required to implement this exchange program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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