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    Interested in a S!NERGY grant?

     

    Every winter season YSP offers grants to individuals and groups looking to better the world!

     
     

  • How It Works

    S!NERGY is a platform for students and young adults to share their projects and ideas in a professional setting. A group of judges made up of distinguished leaders of the community vote along with the audience on the best idea and presentation. The top 3 teams are awarded a grant to help further their idea or project.

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    Submit Application

    register as a member on this site and Follow the guidelines below to send an application package to [email protected]

     

    Deadline is NOv. 28th

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    Vetting Committee

    All applications are reviewed and ranked, and the top 3 projects/ideas are selected to move to the next round

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    Live Presentation

    The selected candidates present their project live online to a group of judges who will rank the presenters and get grants accordingly

     

    Presentations are scheduled for Dec.4th

  • Please note that S!NERGY applications are not open. YSP will open the application period for the next S!NERGY in the Fall of 2022.

    Looking forward to seeing you soon~!

  • S!NERGY Guidelines

    Whether it's an idea that has yet come to fruition or an ongoing project, we want to know about it!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

     

    Anyone aged 13-30 is eligible to compete

     

    SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

     

    An application package must be sent to [email protected] and should consist of the following attachments:

    • Video recording of your presentation proposal (3 - 7min)
    • Presentation slides
    • Script (word or pdf)
    In the body of the email, please indicate the name of your organization or project, and provide the names and ages of the members of the team (if more than one).
     

    Example submission video

     

    PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

    • Supports at least one Sustainable Development Goals (17 SDGs)
    • The presentation has a clear theme and is related to the theme indicated for the event - this year's theme is "Bridging the Divide between Nations and Communities"
    • Keep slides simple and clean
    • Do not use copyrighted images
    • Make sure any facts and statements are accurate
    • Use clear, readable fonts for your slides
     

    VETTING CRITERIA

     

    Presentations will be judged on:

    • Inspiration (heart, spirit, emotion, energy)

    • Content (importance, urgency, and feasibility)

    • Delivery (quality of slides, voice articulation)

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