SAARC Youth Award 2010

SAARC Youth Award 2010:

SAARC invites applications from the youth of the region to participate in the “SAARC Youth Award – 2010”. The aim of the Scheme is to provide suitable recognition to extra-ordinary young talents and encourage the overall development of the youth in the region.


Objectives:

  1. to give recognition to the outstanding work done by young persons;
  2. to provide youth the incentive to achieve excellence in the various fields;
  3. to improve educational and technical skills of youth and to encourage them in   creative activities; and
  4. to encourage in the youth the development of personality through positive social attitudes and values.
Theme of the Award:

The theme of the Award – 2010 has been decided as “Outstanding Contribution to protection of Environment and Mitigating Effects of Climate Change”.


Eligibility:

The Award is open to nationals of SAARC Member States who are within the age group of 20-35 years at the time of nomination. As per the decision of the Thirtieth Session of the SAARC Council of Ministers (Colombo, 31 July – 1 August 2008), the SAARC Youth Award Scheme would be gender balanced and the Youth Award for 2010 will be conferred upon women candidates only.

Description of Award:
i.          A citation in English;
ii.          A SAARC Gold Medal;
iii.         A cash prize of US$ 3000.00 (Three thousand US Dollars)
iv.         Per diem and return air ticket for travel to the venue of the presentation of the award.
Last date:
The last date for receipt of applications on the prescribed format published herewith is with in one and half month of date of announcement in the newspapers by 30 September 2010. (Please send the entries to the respective Ministries of Foreign/External Affairs)

Note: Incomplete applications and entries received after the deadline will not be entertained.

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New update:

SAARC invites applications from the youth of the region to participate in the “SAARC Youth Award – 2010”. The aim of the Scheme is to provide suitable recognition to extra-ordinary young talents and encourage the overall development of the youth in the region.

The theme of the Award – 2010 has been decided as “Outstanding Contribution to protection of Environment and Mitigating Effects of Climate Change”.

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