Youth aged 18-25 and working with their community to create a positive future are eligible to apply.
Youth who are chosen will have opportunities to develop their skills, knowledge, and understanding, and to talk and share with other like-minded young people.
Participation in OIYP will start in April 2007, and those selected must be available to attend an event in October 2007 in Sydney, Australia.
OIYP is open to young people of any nationality or ethnicity and any level of education.
The program aims to recruit equal numbers of young men and women, and has a strong focus on the participation of indigenous young people and those marginalized in their communitiews.
To be eligible, applicants must be between 18 and 25 years of age as of October 1, and speak English or Spanish.