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Be a Mentor! Apply for the Queen’s Young Leaders Mentoring Programme 2018

Would you like to support the next generation of Queen’s Young Leaders? 

The Queen’s Young Leader Award recognises young people from across the Commonwealth, who are taking a lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.

Application Deadline: 18th February 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Commonwealth countries

About the Award: As a mentor on the mentors Queen’s Young Leaders Mentoring Programme, you will be connected to a unique global network of experts in enterprise, investment, education, development and more. Mentors also get a free coaching course provided by the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Continuing Education.

This voluntary role is an opportunity to give a helping hand to the next generation of young leaders from across the Commonwealth.

Type: Training


  • Commitment to Commonwealth values – equality, diversity, sustainability, democracy, community, universalism
  • Significant relevant experience
  • The ability to complete mentor orientation and an end-of-programme review
  • Regular reporting to the University of Cambridge following interaction with your mentee – while respecting confidentiality.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Programme:  Successful candidates will be connected to a unique network of Commonwealth-based mentors with significant expertise.

Personal mentors are offered free training on specified University of Cambridge online coaching courses and receive a letter of recognition from the Queen’s Young Leaders partners – the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, Comic Relief, the Royal Commonwealth Society and the University of Cambridge.

Duration of Programme: Mentoring takes place between June and December each year.

How to Apply:Apply here

Visit Programme Webpage for details

Award Provider: University of Cambridge

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