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Deadline Extended for OECS Youth Innovation Lab

Today’s youth are activists, innovators, dreamers, architects, and engineers of their reality. Their voices can be heard from any region of the world and have reached unimaginable heights. The OECS Commission is intent on providing the region’s most outstanding young minds with the space to bring out their creative and innovative best, through guidance and mentorship.

To this end, the Commission will host the inaugural OECS Youth Innovation Lab, an innovative experience for the youth of the Caribbean to design creative projects and initiatives aimed at solving many of the urgent challenges faced by our region.

The programme will be intensive, and provide all the tools and resources required to enhance the capabilities of participants, as they think outside the box in search of realistic, yet innovative answers.

The Youth Innovation Lab is open to all Caribbean Youth between the ages of 15 to 29.  The deadline for applications has been extended to June 4, 2021.

Application Criteria:

Must be between the ages of 15 and 29.
Must be a resident of a Caribbean Country.
Must possess an expert command of the English Language.
Must possess interest, qualifications or experience in at least one of the focus areas.

USD $5000 prize for the winning project.
Free Training Program to develop skills.
Technical Resources to execute final project.
Networking Opportunities.

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