Choose how you want to join the AFS Youth Assembly:

Eligibility Requirements

  • Delegates must be 18-32 years old 
  • Proven track record of leadership experience, school, or community involvement
  • Interest in global affairs, sustainable development, and youth issues
  • Proficient in English (Intermediate Level)

Apply as an Individual Delegate

Apply as a Group Delegation

Apply for an Academy

The AFS Youth Assembly Program includes:

Keynote Talks

Get inspired by today’s trailblazers and influencers

Thematic Discussions

Interact with panels of experts and leaders in various areas of inquiry

Skill-building Workshops

Engage in in-depth discussions or activities to develop practical skills

AFS Award for Young Global Citizens Finals

Finalists pitch their ideas to distinguished panel of judges for funding 


Make connections with young leaders from all over the world


Find out the winners of the Outstanding Youth Delegate Award

Field Visits

Get an inside look into the working of global and national institutions and organizations

Special Events

Make new friends or collaborators through special dinners, CultureFest and more

AFS Youth Assembly Conference-Only Fees

Early-bird rate: $350

Applies from November to December 31, 2023

Regular rate: $425

Applies from January 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024

Late rate: $500

Applies from May 1, 2024 to June 28, 2024

***Please note that all deadlines are until 11:59 pm EST on the stated date.

For Fees for AFS Youth Assembly Academies, please click here.
For Group Delegation Fees, please click here.

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Scholarships for AFS Youth Assembly Academies

Scholarships are now available for the all AFS Youth Assembly Academies! Application deadline is December 15, 2023.

Find out more about the eligibility requirements and discover the resources that are available to support your participation in the AFS Youth Assembly.

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