USAID Global ELEAD Digital Storytelling Contest 2021 

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  • USAID posted 1 week ago
  • Posted: June 8, 2021 -Accepting applications

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Area of Study Art and Humanities Engineering MedicineNatural Science Social Science
  • Level Non Degree
  • Eligible Region/Countries

Opportunity Description

Applications are now open for the USAID Global ELEAD Digital Storytelling Contest 2021. If you are a young changemaker and your age is between 18-30, you are eligible to apply. the program seeks to determine the impacts you are having on your communities. The #WatchOurImpact Global LEAD Digital Story Telling Contest is due to be started on June 07. Therefore, if you meet the criteria listed below, submit a three-minute video or slideshow before the closing date.

Important Details: 

Opening date: June 07, 2021

Closing date: July 23, 2021

Result announce date: August 02, 2021

Organized by: USAID


  • Pandemic Response (COVID-19); 
  • Education, or Skills Development, 
  • Youth Employment, or Entrepreneurship, 
  • Climate Change Action, 
  • Food Security and Resilience, 
  • Digital Literacy, Security, Action, 
  • Civic Engagement, 
  • Wellness and Violence Reduction. 


  • Participate in the USAID Global LEAD #WatchOurImpact Dialogue with other guests on the due date (August 12);
  • Chance of being featured on GenU’s website;
  • To be honored of meeting senior members of the GenU global leadership council; 
  • Lead a “social media” of GenU accounts. 
  • Being a member of GenU’s pool of moderators. 
  • Chance of being connected with GenU country offices.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The program is open for the citizens of low and middle-income countries (see the list here);
  • The applicant’s age must be between 18-35;
  • Be a member of a YouthLead organization;

Video/Slideshow Criteria

  • Must not be longer than three minutes; 
  • Have a title and short description;
  • It should be original, which the Entrant creates for this contest. 

How to apply?

  • First, create a video or slideshow (three minutes) base on the contest requirements;
  • Next, you can upload your video or slideshow on YouTube.
  • Complete the submission form. It requires you to be a member of to submit with a free registration process;
  • Also, you can encourage your friends and your networks to vote for your submission on social media by sharing the link. At the same time, it’s posted on the #WatchOurImpact Contest Video Gallery page by using #WatchOurImpact.

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For more/detailed information, you can visit the official website here.

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