YES Programs


Alumni Opportunities

The YES Alumni Program wishes to engage YES alumni in building a worldwide YES community to continue building bridges as citizens around the world. The events offered aim to further engage YES alumni in the global community as well as provide opportunities that cultivate their leadership skills. The below events opportunities are organized by both the YES Alumni Program and other international organizations.

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Global Peace Chain

Global Peace Summit Turkey 2020

Global Peace Summit Turkey 2020 (GPST) is providing an opportunity to extraordinary young, competent, and enthusiastic peacebuilders from 100+ countries to develop their ideas and road maps to achi... read more

  Jun.30.20 - Aug.30.20

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program 2021 at Stanford University

Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. Every year, up to 100 high-achieving students from around ... read more

  Jun.23.20 - Oct.14.20
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The Art Moves 2020 International Billboard Art Competition

The Billboard Art Competition is a part of the 13th Festival of Art on Billboards Art Moves. The invitation is addressed to all the interested people, artists and students. There is no entry fee. T... read more

  Jun.16.20 - Jul.23.20
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The Fishbowl Challenge 2020: Entrepreneurial Competition

The Fishbowl Challenge brings college students from around the world together to solve the world’s most complex social and environmental problems. Their different cultural, social, and geographic i... read more

  Jun.16.20 - Jul.15.20
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The Futures Project’s Global Open Call to Action for “Innovators for the Future”

The Futures Project is a global initiative to envision and create our futures with life-centred innovation. Building on the UN 2030 Agenda, they want to change the discourse about our futures by ma... read more

  Jun.09.20 - Jul.15.20
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Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize 2020

Our esteemed jury is looking for compelling, dynamic and impactful images that tell the story of the challenges facing those people living in human rights crisis zones as well as photos of hope tha... read more

  May.12.20 - Aug.31.20
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World Summit Awards 2020 for Digital Solutions

The World Summit Awards are a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high impact on improving society. It's a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustaina... read more

  May.05.20 - Aug.31.20
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AdamStart COVID-19 Challenge 2020

Applications call for AdamStart COVID-19 Challenge 2020 is open now! In response to the current world Pandemic spread across the globe, AdamStart is reaching out to all the Stakeholders in t... read more

  Rolling Applications
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European Commission #Youth4Regions Programme 2020 for Aspiring Journalists (Fully-funded)

The Youth4Regions program helps journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region. Selected participants qualify for the Megalizzi-Niedzielski prize for asp... read more

  Apr.15.20 - Jul.13.20
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AMP Global Youth Leadership Program and Call for Video Contributions

AMP Global Youth’s mission is to enable youth to make and create their world of tomorrow, through opportunities for expanding knowledge, skills, character and network. AMP Global Youth ... read more

  Rolling Applications
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Harvard University Free Online Courses 2020

Applicants are invited to apply for the Harvard University Online Courses 2020. The Harvard University free online courses is available to everyone from any corner of the world. Harvard is offering... read more

  Rolling Applications
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UN Volunteers Online Volunteering Opportunities

Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges – anywhere in the world, from any device. Online volunteering is fast, easy – and mo... read more

  Rolling Applications
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SEARCA Master’s and PhD Scholarships 2020

SEARCA’s Graduate Study Program was initiated in School Year 1968/1969. Over five decades, the scope of the Graduate Study Program has expanded to include institutional development, networking, and... read more

  Mar.13.20 - Jul.31.20
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Commonwealth100 Fully Funded Online Leadership Program

Commonwealth100 is a free, online leadership programme from Common Purpose that equips the next generation with 21st century leadership skills. It is the first of our Legacy Programmes to be run on... read more

  Rolling Applications

YALI Online Course: Community Organizing for Action

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders... read more

  Rolling Applications

KAUST Research Internship Program in Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is currently offering internships under Visi... read more

  Rolling Applications

United Nations Global Pulse

Global Pulse is a flagship innovation initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General on big data. Its visi... read more

  Rolling Applications

Strategies for Personal Growth and Development Online Course

This innovative online course will help you learn different ways you can develop your business, organization and personal skills! This program is a three part course with lectures on leadership, ne... read more

  Rolling Applications

Agripreneurship: A Path to the Future

This three-part course provides information on the various pathways available to young professionals to strengthen the agricultural economy and provide employment opportunities within their communi... read more

  Rolling Applications

United Nations Industrial Development Organization Internship

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is now accepting applications for interns. This internship provides current university students with a great opportunity to tackle challen... read more

  Rolling Applications

OGP IRM National Researchers

The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) is seeking individuals to carry out research at the national level in a variety of countries to assess government ... read more

  Rolling Applications
Cultural Vistas

Cultural Vistas Train USA Program

The Cultural Vistas Train USA Program provides university students, recent graduates, and professionals from around the world the opportunity to enhance their skills and experience the United States t... read more

  Rolling Applications
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Cultural Vistas Internship Program in Germany

The Cultural Vistas Internship Program in Germany provides the opportunity for students to gain valuable international work skills, improve their German language ability, and experience German life an... read more

  Rolling Applications

SVSU YES Alumni Scholarship

The SVSU YES Alumni Scholarship is awarded to international undergraduate and graduate students in recognition of exemplary academic achievement and participation in the Youth Exchange and Study (Y... read more

  Rolling Applications

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