Bangsamoro Young Leaders Program – Leadership Communities
The Bangsamoro Young Leaders Program-Leadership Communities (BYLP-LeadCom) is a year-long initiative of the Office of the Regional Governor -Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, Eisenhower Fellows Association of the Philippines, and Ayala Foundation, Inc.. The first batch of BYLP graduates in 2015 are 28 young leaders from Basilan.
Starting with a four-week learning circuit, participants meet inspiring individuals and organizations, visit institutions and join educational tours in key cities all over the country.
Now expanded to cover the whole ARMM, BYLP-LeadCom aims to empower young leaders from Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu anuTawi-Tawi through on-site immersions and for them to undertake relevant programs that transform communities in the areas of health, education, livelihood, peace, and governance.
Enagage youth leaders to help them become more productive citizens.
Provide learning opportunities to develop youth leaders as servant leaders.
Promote a better understanding of the Bangsamoro – culture, tradition, and practices.
Provide opportunities for youth leaders to implement projects supporting ARMM HELPS (Health, Education, Livelihood, Peace, and Synergy), an ARMM agency established to coordinate focused interventions at the local level.
Who can apply?
Filipino citizen, 18-30 years of age at the time of the program (September 2016);
- Bona fide resident of ARMM;
- Undergraduate student currently enrolled in any school within the ARMM; or young professional currently working within the ARMM; or out of school youth (OSY) residing in ARMM;
- Physically and mentally fit to travel;
- Has not been subject to any disciplinary case nor charged and/or convicted in a civil or criminal case;
- Recognized, active, and effective youth leader or officer in:
- Knows the issues challenging his or her community and can present solutions to address them;
- A model of integrity, discipline, and excellence;
- Recognized school organizations (e.g. student government, co-curricular, extra-curricular, cause-oriented, religious organizations)
- Community organizations (e.g. local government units, religious-based organizations, socio-civic groups, volunteer organizations, etc.);
- Has sincere desire to serve and a passion to bring about positive change in society.
How to apply
- Download and fill-out the application form available at the following websites:
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- Send the completed application form through any of the following:
- E-mail: Send scanned copies of application form and other requirements at [email protected]
- Designated drop-off locations (See Application Form for details)
- Deadline of application is on August 1,2016 (11:59PM)