Future Leaders Connect – The global network for emerging policy leaders

Your chance to connect to a long-term network of emerging leaders from around the globe, who want to change the world through policy making.

Future Leaders Connect is where exceptional individuals (aged 18-35) from around the world join a long-term network of emerging policy leaders. You will develop your policy making expertise, make valuable connections and gain the skills to have real impact. Together you will discuss major global policy issues in the Houses of Parliament, engage with inspiring leaders, visit some of the UK’s leading global institutions and collaborate to produce innovative policy recommendations. The skills, experience and connections you will make through Future Leaders Connect will support you to seize your leadership potential. In 2017 we have been accepting applications from individuals based in India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia, UK and USA.

Complete your online application by the deadline for your country.

India applications close - Friday 30 June 2017, 23.59 (BST). You must have taken part in the British Council Alumni Awards in India within the past three years to be eligible to apply from India.

USA applications close - Monday 10 July, 23.59 (BST). You must be invited to apply from the USA.

UK applications close - Thursday 20 July 2017, 23.59 (BST) 

Applications are now closed for Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan and Tunisia.