South East Asian Youth Leaders Program (SEAYLP)

South East Asian Youth Leaders Program (SEAYLP)

I. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

II. ELIGIBILITY

STUDENT applicants should be:

ADULT MENTOR applicants should be:

  • a resident of Palawan and working with high school students as a teacher, mentor, coach, or counselor in an official or volunteer capacity for at least two years
  • at least 20 years old and not more than 30 years old by April 1, 2020
  • a leader with strong academic and social skills and an interest in community service
  • a strong English communicator

III. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Application should be filled out in English.
  • The referee should be a teacher/supervisor or other adult who is not a family member who knows the applicant well and can discuss his or her abilities and potential.
  • If an applicant is shortlisted for interview, the organizers will send an email to the referee/s to answer a brief online assessment on the applicant’s character and leadership abilities.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.

IV. APPLICATION AND PROGRAM TIMELINE:

  • December 9 – SEAYLP 2020 applications close (11:59 pm)
  • December 13 – Shortlisted applicants (top 20 students and top 5 adult mentors) notified and invited for panel interviews
  • January 2020 – Panel interviews in Puerto Princesa City
  • February 2020 – Finalists notified
  • March 2020 – Pre-departure orientation for finalists
  • April 2020 – SEAYLP program proper in the U.S.

For any inquiries, please contact:

Helen Vallejos
Public Affairs Section
U.S. Embassy in the Philippines
vallejoshr@state.gov


APPLY HERE: https://forms.gle/x81xPVtFmjwwMwdt8