Wildlife Conversation Forum 2019 applications are now open for Youth to apply. Sri Lanka is the centre where the Forum will be held. Remember that this is a Fully Funded program.

The Forum Duration is of 9 Days. This is the golden opportunity for all to join Y4WC. From a Different Diverse Backgrounds, they are inviting Students.

Y4WC’s aim is to find solutions to:

  • Wildlife conservation issues
  • Empowering early-career conservationists in international policy-making
  • Developing the skills and networks of future conservation leaders.

Youth for Wildlife Conversation Forum 2019 Details:

  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Dates: 20th – 28th May 2019
  • Cost: Fully Funded


During the nine-day Forum, the activities takes place include:

  • A team field excursion
  • Skills and capacity building workshops
  • Debates and discussions with experts in the field and endless social events for networking.

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate:

  • Commitment to wildlife
  • Environmental
  • Conservation and/or sustainable community development issues to earn their place at the forum.

You will need to be willing to devote time prior to and following the forum to engage with a wider online community, demonstrate how you will use what you learn, and contribute to the diversity of the group experience.


Youth for Wildlife Conversation Forum (Y4WC) cover all expenses of all the Selected participation costs.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be between 18 and 30 years old on the 19th of May 2019
  • Be able to commit to travel to Sri Lanka from the 19th-29th of May 2019
  • Be able to understand and speak English (fluency is not required; however, the forum will be conducted in English and participants are expected to be comfortable in the language).

How to Apply for Youth for Wildlife Conversation Forum:

  • Complete Online application. You may attach a separate page but you must grasp/adhere to the maximum word limits for each question. You can also apply online using the button below.
  • Keep a letter of recommendation from a professional or community reference who is related and/or well known with your studies and/or work.
  • A photo of you is required.
  • Share it and survey/explore the rest of the website of Y4WC.


The deadline/last date to apply for the Youth for Wildlife Conversation Forum 2019 is Wednesday, 31st of October 2018. The complete application must be submitted with letter of recommendation and a photo by 11:59 PM/ 23:59 GMT, Wednesday, 31st of October 2018.

Apply now Here