Youth Ambassadors Program for Chile

The Digital Youth Ambassadors Program with Argentina and Chile is an 8-week virtual leadership exchange program with the United States for Argentinian and Chilean teenagers ages 15-18 and youth-centered adult mentors. The program provides full scholarships for participants to take part in cultural and educational programming focused on civic engagement and social entrepreneurship.

The Digital Youth Ambassadors Program with Argentina and Chile prepares participants to be more civically engaged and lead change in their communities.

Who is Eligible?

All youth applicants must:

· Be a citizen and resident of Argentina or Chile

· Be between the ages of 15 to 18 years old with at least 4 months of high school remaining before graduation

· Demonstrate leadership potential and community involvement

· Have no previous travel to the US and limited other international travel

· Have parental/legal guardian permission guardians to participate in the 8-week digital program

All Adult applicants must:

· Be a citizen and resident of Argentina or Chile

· Actively be working with youth in either a high school or community setting

· Be willing and able to meet periodically with selected students from their city/region during the academic year to support and monitor their follow-on work

Teens and adult mentors are required to have an intermediate level of English to participate in the exchange.

Exchange Program Dates: June 21 – August 20

Call for applications start on March 22, 2021

Deadline to submit applications: April 19, 2021

Here is the link to both the Participant and Adult Mentor application:https://wl.force.com/YA/WL_SiteLogin