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US seeking Caribbean students to participate in exchange programme

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 21, CMC – Caribbean students from five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are being urged to participate in a three week exchange programme funded by the United States government.

Caribbean youthA statement from the US Embassy here said that the 2017 Youth Ambassadors Programme funded by the U.S. Department of State involves skills based training, interaction with youths from other countries and engagement with government and non-governmental organizations.

It said students from Guyana, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply for the programme

The theme of this year’s programme is social transformation and the successful applicants, between the ages 15-18 years, on returning to the Caribbean the will embark on a community project under the guidance of a mentor.

The applicants must be attending a secondary school and must have an outstanding school record, and display leadership skills with a keen interest in community work.  Applicants from families with limited economic means are strongly encouraged to apply, the Us Embassy here said, adding that the deadline for applications is midnight April 9.

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 21, CMC – Caribbean students from five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are being urged to participate in a three week exchange programme funded by the United States government.

Caribbean youthA statement from the US Embassy here said that the 2017 Youth Ambassadors Programme funded by the U.S. Department of State involves skills based training, interaction with youths from other countries and engagement with government and non-governmental organizations.

It said students from Guyana, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply for the programme

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The theme of this year’s programme is social transformation and the successful applicants, between the ages 15-18 years, on returning to the Caribbean the will embark on a community project under the guidance of a mentor.

The applicants must be attending a secondary school and must have an outstanding school record, and display leadership skills with a keen interest in community work.  Applicants from families with limited economic means are strongly encouraged to apply, the Us Embassy here said, adding that the deadline for applications is midnight April 9.