Two T&T nationals are among a group of young people across the Commonwealth who will receive awards from Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace, in London later this month.
Benedict Bryan and Jean-Claude Cournand were selected to receive a Queen’s Young Leaders Award on June 26, according to a release.
The awards recognise the work that young people from across the Commonwealth are doing to transform lives in their community and beyond.
The US Embassy in Port-of-Spain is inviting applications for the 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program.
Six students between the ages 15-18 years and one adult mentor will be selected to participate in the three-week exchange program to be held August 7-29, 2018 in the U.S.
The U.S. Department of State funds the program, which is implemented by U.S. Embassy, Port of Spain and World Learning.
The Youth Ambassadors Program involves skill-based training, interaction with youth from other countries, and engagement with government and non-governmental organizations.