The programme is now open for application

To get in, you must demonstrate your motivation to participate in this extra-curricular programme and have a record of accomplishments that convinces us that you have what it takes to take on and thrive in a programme of this kind.

Next to filling out the application form before 15 September, and sending your cv and a transcript of your grades list, please send us a motivation letter in which:

  • you argue why it is important for you to participate in this programme, and how you would benefit from it;
  • you demonstrate what it is you have to offer to the programme and its participants;
  • you show you have experience in extracurricular activities like student boards, volunteer jobs that shows your ambition to work hard and develop yourself broad.

We will admit maximally 80 students this year. People who have written letters to us that arouse our curiosity will be invited for a matching meeting together with fellow applicants and some of the YI staff. Shortly after this you will be informed of our decision.

Matching meeting

Potentially qualified applicants will get an invitation for a matching meeting on 17, 19, 24 or 26 September 2019. Admission decisions are taken by the Young Innovators selection committee and are communicated by e-mail and in writing. You will be given an assignment in order for you to prepare the matching meeting.