The AFS Youth Assembly identifies and gathers the most talented young leaders, offering them a global platform to learn and connect.

Applying for the Youth Assembly is your first step towards joining a global community of young leaders committed to driving positive change at a local and global scale. 

Here are some tips to help you create a standout application:

  • Showcase Your Passion: The AFS Youth Assembly seeks individuals who are passionate about making a difference in their communities and the world at large. Use your application to highlight your commitment to social change, environmental sustainability, human rights, or any other relevant issue connected to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Share personal experiences, and projects that demonstrate your passion and dedication.
  • Highlight Your Leadership Potential: Showcase your leadership potential by highlighting past leadership roles, projects, or initiatives where you have taken the lead. Provide examples of how you have mobilized others, demonstrated initiative, and achieved results.
  • Be Authentic: Be Yourself! The AFS Youth Assembly values authenticity and seeks applicants who are genuine and sincere. Don’t try to embellish your accomplishments or exaggerate your experiences. Instead, focus on presenting your true self and sharing what makes you unique.
  • Articulate Your Goals: Clearly articulate your goals and objectives for attending the Youth Assembly. What do you hope to gain from the experience? How do you plan to contribute to the event and its mission? Whether it’s gaining new skills, expanding your network, or driving change in your community, be specific about what you hope to achieve.
  • Follow Instructions Carefully: Pay close attention to the application instructions and guidelines. Make sure you provide all the required information and submission requirements. Double-check your application for completeness and accuracy before submitting.
  • Get the Important Stuff Straight: Make sure you read and understand the Terms and Conditions and to check the FAQs .

By following these tips and putting your best foot forward, you can create a compelling application that showcases your passion, leadership potential, and commitment to making a difference.

Remember, you can always reach out to our team if you have any questions or need support completing your application!

Good luck!