Ministry of Education, Guyana

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The Youth Innovation Project of Guyana, is the flagship project for the Department of Youth, funded by the Government of Guyana 2017 budget. It is a collaborative multi - ministry, multi - stakeholder project that includes governmental ,
regional, international, and corporate agencies.
Any Guyanese youth, from within the ten regions who is aware of issues, challenges or difficulties in their community and wishes to propose a solution in the areas of STEAMS, while fostering a green economy, is encouraged to apply.
Participants may be individuals or teams of no more than 10 persons with a named team leader and an identified expert in the project. Participants should be 16-35 years of age and members of a club or organization that is registered with the Ministry of Education.

YIPoG TIMELINE
Launch of YIPOG 2017

Monday, May 22
Call for proposals

May 22 - June 30
Review of proposal designs

July 1 - August 15
Judging of projects

August 15 - 31
Announcement of winners

September 1
Disbursement of funds

September 1 - 8
Project development

September - November
Evaluation of project prototype and Host
Organization beneficiary project

December

Published in Education Initiatives

In an effort to empower youths with skills and knowledge, the government has launched the Youth Innovation Project of Guyana (YIPoG).news 20170523 4

The Ministry of Education, through the Department of Culture, Youth, and Sports, will give youths the chance to come up with innovative solutions to address pressing issues and challenges in Guyana.

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