Young Leaders Program
The Foundation’s flagship program brings together an incredible group of leaders from every possible background, all in the name of forging bonds between Europe and China.
All of the application materials must be in English.
First step: Candidates should fill in online application form
- A personal statement (up to 400 words)
- A resume
- A copy of your photo
- An innovative way of introducing yourself. For example, applicants have sent photo collages, power point presentations, videos (2-minute maximum), and published materials. This is a chance for you to get creative and help us get to know you!
- OPTIONAL: One letter of recommendation from someone who knows you well in a professional or academic capacity
Key information for the 2020 Young Leaders program
The application portal for the 2019 Young Leaders program opened on August 15, 2019 and closed on November 25, 2019. Candidates will be informed of their results in February 2020.
incredible group of leaders from different background
In this two-year program, alternating each year between Europe and China, a group of 40 Young Leaders spends five days together discussing issues of common concern, meeting with local and global specialists, and getting to know one another. The Foundation covers Young Leaders’ travel and lodging expenses for both meetings.
After two years as Young Leaders, participants join an active community of lifelong alumni. Alumni attend and organize events, use the network to advance common causes, and are encouraged to contribute to the program’s future success.