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American Council of Young Political Leaders

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department of State , Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
CFDA #: 19.403

Who is eligible to apply...

Private nonprofit institution/organization. The ACYPL conducts two-way exchanges of young political leaders with many countries. The programs are generally for 2 weeks.

Eligible Applicant Categories:
Eligible Functional Categories:

American participant nominations are solicited annually from State legislative leaders, governors, political party officials, alumni, ACYPL members/trustees, and co-sponsors. Selection is made by a Delegate Selection Committee with Democratic and Republican co-chairs. Delegates must be under age 41 and generally include State and local elected officials as well as staff and party activists. The objective is political, geographic, ethnic/racial, and gender diversity that reflects the pluralistic nature of American society. Foreign delegates are selected by ACYPL partner organizations in conjunction with American Embassy officers.

Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.

About this section:

This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy. For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree, 3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible. Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they must satisfy.

Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs, the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.