Self-funded Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop 2024 in Amsterdam

We invite young leaders who wish to contribute to their communities to join the workshop and learn more about youth entrepreneurship. Young leaders will be offered workshops to introduce them to various aspects of the topic with the special emphasis on how to move from theory to practice in the field of youth entrepreneurship. You will also learn how to realize your own potential as a young entrepreneur.


REGISTRATION FEE & PROGRAM FEE

Registration FeeProgram fee
In order to guarantee your spot on the AYFN program of your choice, you must pay a registration fee. This also unlocks your account, granting you access to your program manager’s committed assistance along with pre-departure resources and guidelines. To guarantee your place in the program of your choice, payment is required when you are ready to reserve it.
Program Fee covers the cost of hosting you on an AYFN program and gives back to participants as facilities during the program.
USD 21Euro 950

Included:
Program activities (including all the materials)
Accommodation (shared room for 2)
Meals (breakfast, lunch and coffee-breaks)

Excluded:
Tickets to and from The Netherlands.
Airport pick up and transfer
Visa processing fee
Dinner
Personal Expenses

PAYMENT SCHEME

Full payment for self-funded scheme
AmountNote
Registration fee:
USD 21
This payment is nonrefundable
Program fee:
Euro 950
This payment is nonrefundable
Applicants pay 100% of the course fee. Then we send you the following package of documents:
1. Visa invitation from the organization.
2. The official visa invitation from the Municipality of Amsterdam confirming the invitation and supporting your visa application process.
3. Proof of payment that can be included in your visa application package to confirm your financial sufficiency.
4. The sponsorship letter from us stating that we are covering all your travel expenses during your stay in the Netherlands.
Instalment for self-funded scheme
InstallmentAmountNote
Registration feeUSD 21This payment is nonrefundable
First paymentEuro 475This payment is nonrefundable
Participants pay 50% of the program fee.
Then we send you a visa invitation from the organization that you use to apply for a visa.
Second paymentEuro 475This payment is nonrefundable
Participants pay the remaining 50% of the program fee within 5 business days after receiving a visa.

REGISTRATION AND PARTICIPATION

In order to apply for the program please APPLY as soon as possible.

Eligibility:

  1. All nationalities are welcomed to apply
  2. Must be between 17 – 45 years old
  3. Able to travel to Amsterdam during the program
  4. Able to communicate in English
  5. Have an interest in Business
  6. Able to afford the program fee and other expenses (self-funded)
  7. Physical and mental healthy

How to register?

Step 1Pay the non-refundable registration fee. “Click here" to pay using Debit/Credit Card via PayPal.
Step 2 Please fill up the application form. Click here
Step 3Get a confirmation message from AYFN within 2 – 4 working days.
Step 4Pay the program fee (DP or full payment) to secure slot. (Non-refundable)
Step 5You will get an invitation letter from Amsterdam (Local organizer).
Step 6Visa processing (if needed)
Step 7Departure to Amsterdam

ORGANIZING PARTNER

The program will be organized by our partner in Amsterdam, namely The Netherlands Education Group, is the joint project of Stichting Libertas International and Utrecht Consulting Group.


TERMS & CONDITIONS

In exchange for being granted the opportunity to participate in The AYFN and Netherlands Education Group (TNEG) programs, the participants, intending to be legally bound, agrees to the following terms and conditions:

ELIGIBILITY AND COMPETENCIES
1. ELIGIBILITY: In order to be eligible to participate in TNEG programs, you must:
a. Have good command of English;
b. Be in good financial standing to pay for the course;
c. Be in good academic standing;
Please note that we do not have any age or geographical limits for the applicants. A person of any age from any country is welcome to apply for the program.
2. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: In order to participate in AYFN & TNEG programs, you must demonstrate the following required competencies:
a. Ability to be flexible and adapt to new, unexpected circumstances as they occur. Navigate independently and/or appropriately in a new and /or unfamiliar environment. (Ex: live in a host dorm; use urban/rural public transportation systems).
b. Ability to be responsible for all known personal medical and psychological needs prior to participation in the program.
c. Ability to respect the host culture and its different language, values, customs, and belief systems.
d. Ability to respect people living with you as well as your neighbors, if living in an accommodation provided by TNEG. It is not allowed to make any kind of noise after 10pm, included but not limited to speaking on the phone loudly. If participant makes noise after 10 pm, he or she may be asked to leave the accommodation.

COST AND PAYMENTS

1. COST FEE POLICY:
Option 1
1st instalment: You pay 50% of the course fee. Then we send you a visa invitation from the organization that you use to apply for a visa. 2nd instalment: You pay the remaining 50% of the course fee within 5 business days after receiving a visa.
Option 2
1st instalment: You pay 100% of the course fee. Then we send you the following package of documents:
Visa invitation from the organization
The official visa invitation from the Municipality of Amsterdam confirming the invitation and supporting your visa application process
Proof of payment that can be included in your visa application package to confirm your financial sufficiency
The sponsorship letter from us stating that we are covering all your travel expenses during your stay in the Netherlands. 2nd instalment: No

2. ACCEPTANCE: By submitting an application or registration form online to an AYFN program you are agreeing to enroll in the program for which you applied/registered if you are approved and accepted. Programs may require interviews, written statements, or both, before deciding to accept a participant.

3. PROGRAM COST AND BILLING: Upon acceptance into the program, if applicable, the TNEG’s communication manager will send you an invoice for the program cost less the deposit. Full payment is due as stated on the invoice. For specific costs, please refer to the applicable program.

4. PARTICIPANT WITHDRAWAL: In order to withdraw from a program, you must notify the communication manager and/or Program Leader(s) in writing. The participant has the right to cancel his/her participation in the program 30 days prior the starting date. In this case, second installment is not required (if it has not been already paid). If the participant cancels participation in less than 30 days, provided that a visa has been obtained (if necessary) and there are no other good reasons for canceling participation, then the participant must pay the full amount for participation in the program (remaining 50% of the payment, if they have not yet been paid) or reimburse all expenses incurred for the organization of the program. The organization, in negotiation with the participant, will determine which option is most appropriate.

5. REFUND POLICY. If a participant cancels registration, there is no refund. Deposit is kept on the participant’s account within the organization. If a participant can’t join the planned course, the participant can join any other one in future and the deposit will be successfully transferred. There validity is 1 year and participant can use deposit anytime in future for any of the courses. Deposit transfer is available only between programs and can’t be moved to another person.

VISAS: You are generally responsible for obtaining proper visas and paying all costs associated with such visas. However, some programs include visa processing, which is coordinated by the Program Leader(s). Obtaining visas may be a lengthy and detailed process involving persistence. Check for specific entry requirements from VFS advisor. To attend our courses which are up to 3 months, you have to apply for a Short-Stay Schengen Visa. Go to VFS Advisor webpage, enter your country and destination. Complete the online application form, print it and sign it: https://consular.mfaservices.nl/schengen-visa/short-stay. Take your documents and print the completed Application Form and go to your local VFS center on the booked date and time. Submit your visa application.

AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE OF COPYRIGHTS: I grant permission to AYFN & TNEG to use my photograph, likeness or comments in any medium for educational, promotional, or any other purpose in furtherance of the non-profit missions of the organization. By signing, I confirm that I have read and understand these conditions and agree to be bound by them.

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