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YSEALI Seeds For the Future 2018 Application

YSEALI Seeds For the Future 2018
 
YSEALI Seeds for the Future is a small grants competition for young leaders in Southeast Asia. The competition provides funding for the region’s most promising young leaders to carry out projects that improve their communities, countries and the region. 
 
 
ALL applicant teams must include only citizens from one or more of the following nations:
 
Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
 
 
Application Deadline: November 15, 2017 11:59 PM (WIB, UTC+07)
 
Welcome to the 2018 YSEALI Seeds for the Future small grants competition application!
 
All projects are eligible for up to $15,000 in funding and must address at least one of the four core YSEALI Themes of Civic Engagement, Education, Economic Growth, or Sustainable Development.
 
Teams will be selected to receive a small grant to implement a project in one or more of the ASEAN member nations. Projects that involve more than one country are encouraged. Each team must have at least three members, and each applicant team must designate a Project Leader, a Project Secretary and a Project Treasurer.
 
Description of Roles:
 
Project Leader: This person is the overall head of the implementation of the project, and will delineate responsibilities to other participants. The project leader leads the discussion about how the project is implemented, and must be committed to regular communication with the rest of the team and the funder.
 
Project Secretary: This person who will compile monthly reports and updates on the project. The project secretary should be adept with social media, and must be organized. Failure to provide up-to-date information about the status of a project could result in loss of funding.
 
Project Treasurer: This person will handle the finances of the program. Funds will be distributed in three separate intervals at percentages of 60% (beginning) 35% (middle) and 5% (end). This person should be trustworthy, organized and have a bank account to receive the funds. And, this person will need to keep all receipts, and detail the expenses paid for with small grant funds.
 

All participants must be 18-35 years old, be registered members of YSEALI, and be from one of the 10 ASEAN nations.

 

Two of the three team leaders (Project Leader, Secretary, Treasurer) will attend a kickoff workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia at the end of January on project management.

All projects should be implemented after the kickoff workshop and the performance period will be February 2018--October 2018.

 
Please complete the information below, including the essay questions about your proposed project.
 
Click here to see examples of 2017 projects
 
Thank you.
 

Project Leader Information

All biographical information must match the information provided on the passport 
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Project Secretary Information

All biographical information must match the information provided on the passport 
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Project Treasurer Information

All biographical information must match the information provided on the passport 
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Project Background

YSEALI Theme *
Home nation of project team members *
Nation(s) in which project will take place *
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Support Documents






Terms and Conditions

Please check each box to indicate you understand the terms of participating in this program. *
If you encounter any problems or have any questions, please e-mail Cultural Vistas at yseali@culturalvistas.org

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