SAARC Youth Award 2014

Applications are invited from Bhutanese nationals aged 18-30 years at the time of nomination for the SAARC Youth Award 2014. The theme of the SAARC Youth Award 2014 is “Youth Leadership in Print and Electronic Media”. Therefore, the award will be given to an outstanding youth of South Asia who has made significant contributions and shown leadership in Print and electronic media.

As directed by the 30th Session of the Council of Ministers, every alternate year will be dedicated to a young woman. The 2014 Youth Award is announced only for young women of South Asia.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The award is open to only young women of SAARC member States who are within the age group of 18-30 years at the time of nomination.
  • Outstanding contribution to the Media Literacy eradicating social ills and promoting social welfare and common good.

Description of Award:

  • A citation in English
  • A SAARC Gold Medal
  • A Cash prize of US$3000.00 (Three thousand US Dollars)
  • Per Diem and return air ticket for travel to the venue of the presentation of the award.

Therefore, those youth interested to apply for the award can download the application form below and submit it with all relevant supporting documents on or before 24th September, 2014 to:
Youth Center Division,
Dept. of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education,
Thimphu, Bhutan.
(Above Swimming Pool Complex and before YDF complex).

For further information, please contact us at:

The application form and the brochure can be downloaded from the links below:

The application form along with supporting documents must reach us before 5 PM on 24th Sept., 2014.


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