The Borneo Youth Leadership Conference is a unique, life-changing experience for young leader who attend each year. It attracts youth from all around the world and introduces the younger generation to successful and inspirational personalities. During the six-day conference, delegates are challenged to learn, develop and practice leadership skill that they will use to enhance their lives. Also, it provides students with the opportunity to test their leadership abilities in leadership simulation scenarios and workshops. The ultimate goal of the conference is to motivate the youth to pursue their dreams and goals with a renewed sense of believe and determination, through meeting and engaging with BYLC’s distinguish and reputable speakers.
The theme for this year conference is “Empowering Gen-Y”, which focuses on developing Millennial Generation. Gen-Yers were born between late 1970s and 2000; this newest group presents a unique and exciting leadership challenge. They are indisputably bright and talented, yet they think differently, have unique needs and require new management styles. However, the myths stating that Gen-Yers are lazy, they need instant gratifications, disloyal and selfish. Gen-Yers has been unfairly stereotyped and it is crucial that they know how to deal with these myths.
STUDENT SELECTION CRITERIA
1. Students aged of 17-26 at the time of BYLC 2016 from colleges and universities around the world.
2. Students who are healthy, curious, aspirant and outgoing.
3. Students should exhibit strong cross-cultural sensitivity and adaptability.
4. Students who have the ability to communicate and express themselves in English.
5. Students who can be comfortable in working in a cooperative manner.
The selection process is as below:
Step 1: Assessment
Students shall be required to fill a Participation Registration Form (refer to Page 5).
Each interested candidate shall required to send in an approximately 500 words essay with the following details:
+Title: Do you agree that Generation Y is the dumbest generation?
+ Length: 500words
Step 2: An Interview
In the event that we are not satisfied with the step 1, candidate will be contact by our committee to arrange a time for a virtual interview.
This is a last chance and an opportunity for you to tell us more about your motivations for applying, your achievements, the challenges you’ve faced and how you’ve demonstrated the qualities we’re looking for.The interview will take place over the Skype or Google Hangout.
Step 3: Payment
Upon being accepted into the conference, payment of the total registration fee of all students and guardians must be made.
Successful Applicants will be required to submit the following documents to the conference organizers:
- Consent Form of all students
- A formal letter from the respective institute consisting of:
+ Names of its students participating in the conference
+ Contact details of the person in-charge of the students
+ An official stamp of the respective institute
- Proof of payment of the Registration Fee
- Successful applicants from your institute shall be charged a Registration Fee of:
+ USD$ 250PER STUDENT (Early Bird) – Payment made before 1st May 2016
+ USD$ 300 PER STUDENT – Payment made before 15th June 2016
+ USD$ 300 PER GUARDIAN
The Status of each application will be communicated to the respective application via email within 48 hours after receiving the relevant documents.
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