Rotary Youth Leadership Competition

Youth Leadership Development Competition This competition is one of our longest running youth projects and it rewards young people with clear leadership potential based on their extra-curricular activities.

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YOUTH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION

 

Youth Leadership Development Competition  

This competition is one of our longest running youth projects and it rewards young people with clear leadership potential based on their extra-curricular activities. Last year we reviewed the format of the competition and we will keep this programme for the coming school year. Winners will visit Belfast and meet with local politicians and business leaders, then we travel to Dublin for further meetings with leaders and then the highlight of the trip will be to debate a variety of motions in the European Parliament in Strasbourg at Euroscola.

Club packs are being distributed to you.

·         June / September 2017: Contact schools for participants

·         October 2017: Hold club interviews and select club winner

·         Late November 2017: Regional finals

·         February 2018: Youth leadership 24 district winners go to Belfast/Dublin & Euroschola in Strasbourg

The first step is for the young person to complete their own personal Nomination Form and then submit it to the school for signing.  The second step is to post the application form to Kate Murphy-Flynn, Shannon Lodge, Grace Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath or email shannonlodge@hotmail.com. Kate Murphy Flynn is the local Youth Leadership Co-ordinator for this competition.

 

The competition is aimed at senior secondary school students who must be over 16 years of age and under eighteen years of age on 31st March 2018. It is open to any qualifying citizen of an EU state living on the island of Ireland.

 

The Youth Leadership Development Competition is run by Rotary Ireland. Submission of a completed Nomination Form is conditional on each applicant agreeing to abide by the Competition Rules.

All applications must be on the prescribed Nomination Form, which is attached.

 

Applications must be fully completed, and countersigned by a teacher/principal / Youth leader at the applicant's school / Youth Club, to be accepted.

http://www.rotary-ribi.org/districts/page.php?PgID=474996&DistrictNo=1160&Mp=442818

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