Call for Applications – World Youth Fellowship

Hi friends – the Gordon Foundation (great people, great organization) have just issued a call for applications for the upcoming year’s World Youth Fellowship. I’ve posted the details below and encourage anyone interested to find out more information here.


Global Youth Fellowship – Call for Applications/Appel à candidature

The Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation is pleased to announce the 2007 call for applications for the Global Youth Fellowship. This initiative is intended to complement the grants we award through the Foundation’s Global Citizenship Programme. The Global Youth Fellowships are targeted towards emerging, young Canadian leaders who demonstrate potential to enhance Canada’s role on the world stage. The Fellowships will provide successful candidates with a cash award of $20,000 as well as other forms of support.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants between 24 – 35 years of age with previous international experience – paid or volunteer. They also need to demonstrate a sustained commitment to international issues through studies, career choices and volunteer activities.

For bios of the 2006 Global Youth Fellows, please visit our website.

Application Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2007 by 5:00 p.m. EST

Application form and guidelines as well as more information about the eligibility criteria can be found on our website at:

We welcome your help in circulating this call for applications as broadly as possible.

La Fondation Walter et Duncan Gordon a le plaisir de vous annoncer l’appel à candidature pour son programme de bourse de recherche des jeunes citoyens du monde 2007. Cette initiative vient compléter les subventions que nous octroyons au travers du programme de Citoyenneté mondiale de la Fondation. La bourse de recherche des jeunes citoyens du monde s’adresse aux jeunes chefs de fil Canadiens, hommes ou femmes, possédant un potentiel pour améliorer le rôle du Canada sur la scène internationale. La bourse de recherche offrira aux candidats et candidates retenues un appui financier de 20 000 $ ainsi qu’un support logistique.
Pour être admissible, les candidats doivent posséder la citoyenneté canadienne ou le statut de résident permanent, être âgés de 24 à 35 ans, et posséder une expérience professionnelle ou bénévole internationale. En outre, ils devront pouvoir démontrer leur intérêt durable aux questions internationales par l’entremise de leurs travaux de recherche, de leur choix de carrière ou de leur engagement bénévole.

Découvrez la biographie des jeunes boursiers citoyens du monde 2006 sur notre site Internet.

Date limite de dépôt des candidatures : Le vendredi 20 avril 2007 à 17 h 00 HNE.

Visitez notre site Internet à pour obtenir les critères d’admissibilité ou le processus de sélection.

Merci par avance de diffuser cet appel à candidature le plus largement possible.

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3 thoughts on “Call for Applications – World Youth Fellowship

  1. nameAdekunle

    pls try to help poeple more on this mater,the forms and any other thing,we are not informed here in Nigeria


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