The Queen’s Award for Commonwealth Countries

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The Queen’s Award for Commonwealth Countries

The Queen’s Young Leader Award recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives. Winners of this prestigious Award will receive a unique package of training, mentoring and networking.

Including a one-week residential programme in the UK during which they will collect their Award from Her Majesty The Queen. With this support, Award winners will continue and develop the amazing work they are already doing in their communities.

We’re looking to award exceptional young people who’ve proved themselves to be inspiring leaders in their communities. Many of whom will have overcome challenges in their lives to do so.

Who is eligible?

Each application/nomination must meet the following criteria:

Applicants need to have proven experience of working to improve their communities locally, regionally or at a national level and be able to show evidence of their achievements. Applicants ages should be between 18 and 29 throughout 2018; your date of birth must fall between 1st January 1989 – 1st January 2000;

  • Applicants need to have proven experience of working to improve their communities locally, regionally or at a national level and be able to show evidence of their achievements.
  • Applicants must be aged between 18 and 29 throughout 2018; your date of birth must fall between 1st January 1989 – 1st January 2000;
  • Applicants must be citizens of and working in a Commonwealth country or citizens of an Overseas Territories (of a Commonwealth Member).
  • Applicants need to demonstrate evidence of their leadership qualities.
  • All applicants needs the support of a suitable referee (a professional in one of the following occupations; a teacher or counsellor; a registered physician or nurse; a church or community leader; social worker or family services; or business leader). Referees must not relate to you.
  • Priority will be given to individuals who have overcome challenges to achieve their goals.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

 

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