The application round for APYE Vietnam 2020 is now extended until 11:59 PM 29 December 2019 (sponsorship available for internationals). Only 5 spots left!
Hosted by Urban Youth Academy and the local social enterprise Innovation Incubator Social Company Limited, APYE Vietnam aims to provide an experiential platform that can actively engage young people aged 18 to 30 and local communities in localizing the SDGs, through social innovation and entrepreneurship.
Capacity Building Workshops
Deep dive into social issues facing Vietnam and skills needed to hatch and build up impactful ideas
Local Immersion Trip
Immerse into the enriched culture of a 4,000-year-old civilization and experience firsthand problems encountered by locals through one-week homestay and field trips
Last year we welcomed delegates from 10+ countries! Form an international team to curate impactful social projects for local communities
Ever learnt a traditional Vietnamese folk dance with friends from five different countries? Join the Cultural Night to celebrate the beauty of diversity
Turn your project to reality with the support from our experienced partner and mentor networks
Mr. Dao Xuan Lai - Assistant Resident Representative, Head of Environment and Climate Change Department, UNDP Viet Nam
Mr. Bobby Liu - Co-founder, TOPICA Founder Institute
Ms. Jasmine Nguyen - Regional Manager, AngelHack
Mr. Seán O'Connell - Human Rights & Innovation Officer, UNDP Vietnam
Ms. Doan Thanh Hai - Programme Manager Society, British Council
Ms. Hong Tang - Founder and CEO, Coins For Change
Ms. Milena Nguyen - Author, International Speaker, Confidence - Life Purpose - Personal Branding Coach
Applicants must be between 18-30 years old with less than 3 years of working experience in social entrepreneurship.
Applicants must be available to join the full program from 09 to 21 February 2020.
Interested in social innovation, social entrepreneurship, and achieving SDGs.
Regions: Open WORLDWIDE
Step 1: Application Round
Fill in the application form here before 05 December 2019. Proceed to the Interview Round within a week if selected.
Step 2: Interview Round
Receive the result announcement email within one to two weeks
Step 3: Result Announcement
Final Result will be informed via email with payment instruction and on-site preparation for successful candidates
Delegation Fee covers all expenses for all activities within the program agenda, EXCLUDING flight tickets and VISA cost. Delegates do not need to pay any other fee during the program apart from the Delegation Fee.
The following logistics are included for the 13-day program:
Daily transportation & airport pickup service
Delegate package (SIM card, maps, and other necessary items)
Transportation & homestay in local immersion sites
3 meals per day & snacks
Special events: Cultural Night, Youth Symposium, Youth Forum, and Memory Night
Normal Application Round (01 November - 05 December 2019)
For International Delegate: 1000 USD*
For Vietnam Delegate: 500 USD or 11.750.000 VND* (included 50% discount on Delegation Fee for Vietnamese delegates)
*Transaction cost & exchange rate are not included
We offer sponsorships to individuals who demonstrate passion, solid track records in social entrepreneurship, and commitment to APYE’s follow-up activities. For the international applicants who are qualified for sponsorships, the sponsored amount will be deducted directly to the standard delegate fee of 1,000 USD.
For Vietnamese Applicants:
To encourage the participation of the Vietnamese youth, each qualified Vietnamese delegate will receive a sponsorship of 50% without going through further screening.
Delegate fee for all Vietnamese applicants is now 500 USD or 11.750.000 VND (no other discount shall be further applied).
How to apply for the Sponsorship Program?
Applicants who wish to apply for sponsorship are required to submit their CVs when filling the standard application form (LINK). If you experience any technical issues in attaching the CV link to the form, please kindly send your CV to email@example.com.
We strongly encourage our applicants to source your own funding to participate in the program from your university, local organization or government. Please drop an email to if you need an invitation letter to support your funding application.
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