SCHEME “YES” Granting of a
ITU regrets to announce that the
scholarship contest under the YES project for 2011 will not take place.
Nevertheless, YES winners from previous years will continue to receive the
remaining amount of their scholarships. We thank you for your understanding.
La UIT lamenta anunciar que para el año 2011, el concurso de becas en el marco
del proyecto YES, no tendrá lugar.
Los becarios YES de los años anteriores seguirán recibiendo el importe restante
de sus becas. Agradecemos por su comprensión.
L'UIT a le regret d'annoncer que
pour l'année 2011, le concours des bourses d'études dans le cadre du projet YES,
n'aura pas lieu.
Néanmoins, les laureates YES des années précédentes continueront de recevoir la
somme restante de leur bourse. Nous vous remercions de votre compréhension.
The “Youth Education Scheme (YES)” is one of the cornerstones
of the ITU-D “Children and Youth” Special Initiative, in support of needy and
deserving young people, from Least Developed Countries (LDCs), developing
countries and countries in transition who wish to complete their tertiary
education in the information and communication technologies (ICTs) and related
fields. The objective is to enable motivated young people to contribute to the
development of their communities, country and region using their achieved ICT
knowledge and skills.
APPLICANTS ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS
The goal of the
selection procedure is to identify talented young people who are unable to
complete their studies in ICTs and related fields without financial support.
The candidate must fulfil the
Coming from LDCs, developing countries or
countries in transition (Check
in the list);
Be under 30 years of age in 2009 (Please provide us with a certified copy of your ID card)
YES can be granted only once. Former YES winners can not apply anymore;
The applicant must provide the
following documents to apply for a scholarship;
Provide a copy of the letter of acceptance from the relevant university indicating the specific degree course and its duration as well as the related amount of the tuition fees;
Provide copy of the last 2 annual
transcripts (academic results of the last 2 yeas of studies delivered by the
place of education (e.g. school/ high school /college / university etc.);
Provide two (2) recommendation
letters dully signed by the relevant teachers/professors from your most
recent place of education and/or work (including their contact details);
Duly fulfil the Application Form
All Documents attached to the
Application Form should be provided in English/French/Spanish only.
In all other cases please provide a certified translation of the documents
in the abovementioned languages.
Kindly note that the following applications are encouraged:
Students who wish to continue
their studies in their own country or in a neighbouring country;
Applications from women;
Applications from indigenous
Applications from persons with
Youth Education Scheme scholarship programme cover
only the tuition fees (registration and studies), up to a maximum of ten
thousand United States dollars (10,000 US$).
Tuition fees will be paid by the ITU directly to the
The YES programme is funded through
voluntary contributions of sponsors.
apply for a YES scholarship, you should fully complete the application form
Please note that incomplete files will not be considered for the evaluation
The total amount of the assistance requested must not exceed ten
thousand United States dollars (US$ 10,000). The amount in question
covers only tuition fees and registration charges (it does not
include books, accommodation, travel, public transport, meals, etc.)