Submit Your Applications for the YouthLead Photo Contest 2019

Deadline: 31 May 2019

Applicants are invited to submit their applications for its YouthLead Photo Contest 2019 to provide applicants, as a young changemaker, a global platform to show the impact of their changemaking activities.

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This Photo Contest are looking for creative and high-quality photos that tell a powerful story of how applicants are achieving impact in their community, however they define that community applicants neighborhood, their district, their school or university, their country or the planet.

The Sponsor of the YouthLead Photo Contest (“Contest”) is YouthPower Learning, a project funded by the US Agency for International Development implemented by Making Cents International and its partners and YouthLead sponsors.

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  • 1st Place Winner : a one-time monetary prize of $300, 6 months of mentorship (consultation once a month, one hour each) from a YouthLead mentor, and photo featured on
  • 2nd Place Winner : a one-time monetary prize $200, 6 months of mentorship (consultation once a month, one hour each) from a YouthLead mentor, and photo featured on
  • 3rd Place Winner : a one-time monetary prize $100, 6 months of mentorship (consultation once a month, one hour each) from a YouthLead mentor, and photo featured on
  • 4th-10th Place Winners : photo featured on and a one-time private consultation (1 hour) on their project with a YouthLead mentor.

Eligibility Criteria

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  • The competition is open to all members of the public who are:
      • Citizens of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as listed here.
      • Aged 18-35 during the Entry Period.
      • Members of YouthLead with a member profile that is at least 80% complete. Becoming a member of YouthLead is easy and free. All Entrants must be successfully registered on YouthLead. As registration may take two business days (defined as Monday to Friday) to process, all registration requests must be submitted at least 4 business days prior to the end of the Entry Period to ensure timely approval for entering the contest.
  • Note: YouthLead Sponsor employees, employees of YouthPower Learning’s prime- and subcontractors, and USAID staff are not eligible to enter or win a prize.
  • Contestants from countries or entities on this list cannot receive cash prizes but may receive the non-cash prize.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

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