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YES Alumni Grant Proposal Writing Webinar


It's that time of year again for YES Alumni Grants! The YES Alumni Grants application will be open from December 14, 2018 through February 11, 2019. The competition is open to all alumni of the YES and YES Abroad programs. You can access the application here.

To help YES and YES Abroad alumni put their best application forward the YES program offered a YES Alumni Grants Proposal Writing Webinar on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 9am EST. 

The webinar focuses on professional writing skills that will help you clearly articulate your ideas in your grant application. The webinar covers all the essential elements of a compelling proposal and gives you a chance to brainstorm ideas and practice your skills in real time. You receive templates and are encouraged to come up with innovative ways to address the who, what, where, when, why, and how of potential projects.


Meet the Presenter

Rachel Markowitz – Program Manager, AMIDEAST Headquarters

Originally from Kansas, Rachel began her journey in international education as a high school student at the United World College. She now has an MA in Global Policy and a BA in Political Science and has published work on Sports for Development and Peace (SDP). Rachel moved to Morocco in 2008 as a Fulbright Student Research Grantee, and she loved it so much that she stayed for five years and learned French and Colloquial Moroccan Arabic. Rachel enjoys playing and coaching Ultimate, and facilitating dynamic youth workshops on a broad range of topics including interfaith community-building and gender parity.

If you're interested in learning more about the YES Alumni Grant, check out this YES Alumni Grants Overview Webinar.