Youth Ambassadors 2016

Applications are invited for the 2016 Youth Ambassadors Program.  Eight students between the ages 15-18 years will be selected to participate in the three week exchange program from August 8-29, 2016 in the U.S.  It is funded by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by the U.S. Embassy Trinidad.  This year World Learning will host Caribbean participants.

The program involves skills based training, interaction with youths from other countries and engagement with government and non-governmental organizations.  The theme of this year’s program is social transformation.  On returning to Trinidad and Tobago, the candidates will embark on a community project under the guidance of a mentor.

Applicants must be a citizen of T&T attending a secondary school with an outstanding school record, and display leadership skills with a keen interest in community work.  You should be a team player and from a family with limited economic means.  Information and application forms can be found at www.ttya.org  and http://trinidad.usembassy.gov/ .  Applications should be sent to ttyouthambassadors@gmail.com by midnight March 4, 2016.