Applications are now closed and will open again in 2020.
Future Leaders Connect - The global network for emerging policy leaders
We're looking for two young leaders from Northern Ireland to become a member of our international policy and leadership programme, which gives members the opportunity to be part of a long-term global network of emerging policy leaders.
As a member you will;
- Receive ten days of advanced policy and leadership development at the Moller Institute, Churchill College, University of Cambridge
- discuss today’s biggest global challenges in the UK Houses of Parliament
- meet inspirational leaders
- visit world renowned institutions
Following the programme, you will have worldwide connections, a policy action plan for change and the skills, knowledge and networks needed to be an influential leader in your country and beyond.
All applicants, whether successful or not, will also have the opportunity to take part in a free online version of the Future Leaders Connect course in a specially-designed British Council MOOC which will launch in June.
Who can apply?
You must be aged 18-35, live anywhere in Northern Ireland, have a policy idea that could make change across Northern Ireland and beyond and be able to attend the ten-day programme 21 October – 1 November 2019.
Participating countries include Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia, Poland, UK and USA. Everyone who applies has the opportunity to join our Future Leaders Connect Community, giving you have access to a range of free online policy and leadership professional development resources designed to build your expertise, including our free online course.
As a member of Future Leaders Connect you will access a ten-day residential programme of advanced policy and leadership development at the Møller Institute, Churchill College, University of Cambridge. You will be part of a group of phenomenal young leaders from around the world discussing today’s biggest global challenges in the Houses of Parliament and you will have private meetings with inspirational world leaders. The costs of travel, accommodation and meals are covered by the British Council and the programme is fully accessible. As a member of the programme you will go on to be able to access a range of international fully funded professional development opportunities.
Click here www.britishcouncil.org/future-leaders-connect to find out all the details about the opportunity and how to make your application to become a member of Future Leaders Connect.
The deadline for applications is Monday 6 May 2019, 23.59 (UK time)
To ensure equal access the costs of taking part are covered by the British Council and the programme is fully accessible. We are looking for exceptional individuals with the ideas, energy and commitment to work collaboratively with all members of Future Leaders Connect and with senior global leaders.
Future Leaders Connect 2018
Fifty Future Leaders Connect 2018 members were chosen from 15,000 applications from around the world – two of whom were from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland members