Helpful information and key dates for those planning to submit an application to join the next cohort of UICC Young Leaders.
Applicants must complete an online form, submit a full CV, and provide one reference letter of support (from anyone with a professional relationship with the applicant, whether from the same organisation or not). The online application requires answering the following questions:
To be eligible for the programme, applicants must:
Be 40 years old or younger at the time of application
Be able to communicate in English for successful interaction at an international level
Have worked professionally in cancer control for at least 5 years
While the programme welcomes candidates from a broad array of backgrounds and diverse areas of focus across the cancer control continuum, the profile Young Leaders would ideally have in common is that of:
The applications are now closed.
The Young Leaders programme is a unique opportunity to be part of a global network of inspiring and ambitious young leaders in cancer control.
The 2021 cohort of Young Leaders includes a diverse group of ten individuals who have a shared goal of reducing the global burden of cancer.
As of 2023, there are 55 professionals who have completed the Young Leader programme and are now part of the Young Leaders Alumni, a community of change-makers in cancer control.
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