YSEALI Seeds for the Future is a small grants competition for youth leaders in Southeast Asia. Part of the U.S. State Department’s larger Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) initiative launched by President Barack Obama in 2013 to strengthen youth leadership, development and networking in Southeast Asia, Seeds for the Future provides funding of up to $20,000 for the region’s most promising youth leaders to carry out projects that improve their communities, countries and the region.
Application Process Timeline
May 6 – Competition opens
June 5 – Competition closes (11:59 pm WIB/4:59pm UTC on June 5)
July 17 – Winners announced
September 1 – Projects start
All YSEALI members from the 10 ASEAN member countries are eligible to apply.
-You must be a YSEALI member : Be a YSEALI member here : http://1.usa.gov/1CrECnV
– You must be from of one of the ten ASEAN member countries
– You must be between the ages of 18 and 35
– Your project must address one of the following issue areas:
· Civic Engagement
· Economic Development
· Environmental Protection
· Your project must be conducted in one or more of the ASEAN member countries
Start your application here.