Thank you for your interest in being a part of the Rear Admiral James J. Carey Foundation's Delegation to the annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, which normally takes place in early August.

All questions must be answered.

Selection notifications are sent normally between March and May. Your application will be acknowledged in a timely manner, but only the candidates that pass the first round of selection will be contacted for further interviewing.

Any applications received after March 31st may not be considered for the upcoming session, due to limited space availability.

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* 1. Applicant Information

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* 2. What is your e-mail address?

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* 3. What is your birth date?

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* 4. Are you an American or Canadian citizen/permanent resident?

Please note: This question is required in order to establish if a visa will be required for your participation. All applicants will be considered equally regardless of nationality or residency status.

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* 5. Tell us about your education. Click all that apply.

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* 6. What is your current academic/professional status?

Please note: You will be required to submit a resume or biography via e-mail shortly after your application has been received.

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* 7. What is/are your major area(s) of study?

If applicable, please advise us of any current or past involvement in international public policy or foreign relations related activities you have taken part in. If you do not have any prior involvement, you will not be negatively effected during the selection process.

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* 8. My current school/employer is?

Please note: If you are currently attending school, let us know of your expected year of graduation (Name of School, YYYY)

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* 9. Are you prospective, current, or alumni of one of the following? Click all that apply.

Please note: all applicants will be equally considered regardless of their participation in these organizations or institutions.

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* 10. Have you reviewed one or more of our UNYA Annual Reports?
Available at: www.distinguishedscholars.ca under the NEWS tab.

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* 11. In approximately 300 words or less, explain why you believe you should be selected to be a part of the AJJCF Delegation to the UNYA.

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* 12. In approximately 300 words or less, please explain how you think the UNYA will benefit your career progression, as it would relate to a career in international public policy or foreign relations.

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* 13. In approximately 300 words or less, elaborate about some of your experiences you believe the Selection Committee should consider while reviewing your application.

Make sure that what you tell us has some sort of application or relation to the United Nations, international public policy, or your interest in the Youth Assembly.

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* 14. Name three organizations the Rear Admiral James J. Carey Foundation is associated or affiliated with.

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* 15. I understand that if I pass the first round of selection, I will provide additional information about myself, including a Curriculum Vitae and may have to take part in some form of telephone, e-mail, or in-person interview.

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* 16. If selected to take part, I __________ require some level of funding/scholarship to attend.

Please note: if you are chosen to be a part of our delegation but are not selected for funding/scholarship, the approximate costs to attend are $1,000USD (travel expenses not reflected in this total).

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* 17. If selected to take part, I understand that I will be responsible for my means of transportation to-and-from New York City, including all associated costs and expenses.

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* 18. I understand that if am selected to be a part of the delegation, I will be required to prepare and submit additional reports, which include a pre-report, a post-report, and a short essay outlining my experiences and expectations. I also understand I am responsible to meet the deadlines as I become aware of them.

For your reference: Elements of these reports will be used in the production of our Annual Report, published every September, approximately a month after the UNYA.

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* 19. I understand that if selected to be a part of the AJJCF Delegation, I will be representing multiple organizations and reputations. Therefore, I will adhere to the personal and public conduct as indicated by all the organizations involved.

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* 20. I understand that this is only a preliminary application to be reviewed by the Selection Committee and that application in no way guarantees selection to be a part of the AJJCF Delegation.

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* 21. The best way to reach me is by:

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* 22. Were you referred by somebody?

Please note: Being referred by somebody will not positively or negatively affect your application as is simply requested for internal purposes.

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