About the Course

Welcome to the Summer Training Course for Young Patients Advocates'  application form. 
Please read the information below before starting the application process. 

The Training Course: 
STYPA is an exciting and unique opportunity offering a tailored high-quality training to young patient advocates or representatives of young patient advocates who have the motivation to learn more about advocacy and maximise their leadership potentials in a real environment. 

Who should apply? 
Applicants must be:
  • Young Patient with a chronic and/or lifelong illness/condition who is not affiliated with a patient organisation,
  • Young Patient with a chronic and/or lifelong illness/condition who is affiliated with a patient organisation,
  • Young Employee or volunteer of a patient organisation,
  • Alternatively, a family member/carer of a young patient with a chronic and/or lifelong illness/condition can attend the training if he/she accompanies a young advocate and is at the same time an active patient advocate,
  •  18 – 30 years of age at the time of applying,
  • Living in Europe.
Language:
Please, note that the entire training will be taking place in English. To successfully take part in this training course, you must have a working knowledge of English.

Overview of STYPA: 
Click here to find out more useful information about the training course like, what are the different phases of the course and when do they take place. 

Contacts:
If you have any additional questions or issues with your application, please contact EPF Secretariat member Borislava Ananieva at borislava.ananieva@eu-patient.eu 

Best of luck!

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