The Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe intends to reward annually a young European for their outstanding commitment to foster international understanding and a united Europe with the award of the “Young European of the Year”.
Until December 15th, 2017 you can submit your ideas on who should receive the award of “the Young European of the Year” next year! The awardee 2018 will be announced at the YO! Fest of the European Youth Forum (YFJ) which will be during the European Youth Event, which will take place from June 1-2, 2018 in Strasbourg, France.
The Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe will contact the nominees and ask for a narration of their activities. For the final decision, five candidates will be invited for a personal interview to Berlin. The awardee will be chosen by a jury of members of the European Youth Forum, the European Commission, and the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe.
- The sum of the prize is € 5.000. This amount is intended to finance a half-year internship at the office of a Member of the European Parliament or at another European institution.
- The Young European of the Year 2018 will be announced at the YO! Fest of the European Youth Forum (YFJ) which will be during the European Youth Event, which will take place from June 1-2, 2018 in Strasbourg, France.
- The award is open to young people from Europe between the ages of 18 and 26, i.e. in the year of receiving the award, the winner should not be older than 26. She/he should have dedicated themselves in a volunteer capacity to foster understanding between peoples and/or European integration.
- The candidates should have achieved outstanding results and wish to actively promote their ideas in the future.
Apply online through the given link.
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017Application ClosedOfficial link