Which scholarships were available?

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Scholarships for the Climate Entrepreneurship Academy

Candidates must meet all of the requirements below to be considered eligible for this scholarship:

  • Ideal candidates are actively working, studying, or researching in the Climate, Climate-Tech, and/or Sustainability field(s). If they are a student, they should be majoring in a related field (STEM, business, law, etc.) and be able to demonstrate at least 1 year of relevant experience in the Climate/Sustainability space (internship, work, research, etc.);
  • Have never attended the AFS Youth Assembly before;
  • Be between 18 – 32 years old at the time of application;
  • Be able to actively participate in program sessions conducted in English;
  • Have the ability to secure a travel visa and travel to the United States (the Academy is an in-person event).
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Scholarships for the Changemakers Academy

Candidates must meet all of the requirements below to be considered eligible for this scholarship:

  • Have participated in the AFS/bp Global STEM program in the past;
  • Have never attended the AFS Youth Assembly before;
  • Be between 18 – 32 years old at the time of application;
  • Have the ability to secure a travel visa and travel to the United States (the Academy is an in-person event).
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Scholarships International Affairs

Candidates must meet all of the requirements below to be considered eligible for this scholarship:

  • Have participated in the AFS/bp Global STEM program in the past;
  • Have never attended the AFS Youth Assembly before;
  • Be between 18 – 32 years old at the time of application;
  • Have the ability to secure a travel visa and travel to the United States (the Academy is an in-person event).
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Scholarships for the Global Educators Academy

Candidates must meet all of the requirements below to be considered eligible for this scholarship:

  • Be an active/in-service educator (proof is required);
  • Have never attended the AFS Youth Assembly before;
  • Be between 18 – 32 years old at the time of application;
  • Be able to actively participate in program sessions conducted in English;
  • Have the ability to secure a travel visa and travel to the United States (the Academy is an in-person event).
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What is included in these scholarships?

Scholarships for the Youth Assembly Academies cover the program registration fees, which gives you access to everything listed as included in the program, plus a travel stipend in the form of a reimbursement for your transportation costs.

Visit the page for each Academy to find out more
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What are AFS Youth Assembly Academies?

Academies are enriching program tracks that offer a comprehensive theme-based experience beyond the flagship conference with a series of seminars, organization site visits and exclusive special events to facilitate learning, connection, engagement and action beyond the conference. Delegates who choose an Academy will:

  • Conduct seminar-style activities,
  • Participate in a live pitch where a winner will be selected,
  • Experience first hand the work of global organizations through site visits, and
  • Prepare action plans to address track-specific issues.
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Use our Grassroots Fundraising Guide

To support all our applicants inbeing able to join us at the AFS Youth Assembly, we have compiled the Grassroots Fundraising Guide. This guide contains lots of useful resources on how individuals can raise funds and state their case to prospective donors.

Most of the author’s fundraising experience is within American communities, but many of the ideas in the guide may also be useful to international delegates and participants.

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Watch our Fundraising webinar

Great fundraisers aren’t born. They are made. Anyone can become a great fundraiser by learning the principles behind raising money and developing the right strategies. In our 1-hour session, you will learn from experts:

  • 3 principles of great fundraising
  • How you can create your own narrative to get you started on your fundraising campaign
  • Which strategies our ambassadors have used successfully

Frequently Asked Questions

You cannot find what you are looking for? Please read the responses to the most frequently asked questions to learn more about our scholarships and the AFS Youth Assembly.


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