The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is accepting applications from promising young Turkish Americans to attend the Council of Turkish Canadians (CTC) 10th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress, which will be held January 12-14, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The deadline for Turkish Americans to apply for the 10th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress is Monday, December 11, 2017. To apply please fill out the online application.
During the conference, Turkish American youth will have the opportunity to:
- Learn about the Turkish community in Canada.
- Develop international networks with peers in Canada.
- Learn about the Canadian political system.
- Meet leaders in the Turkish Canadian community.
- Share their own experiences as members of the Turkish American community.
- Develop leadership skills.
This marks the second time Turkish American youth will participate in the annual event. Six Turkish Americans attended the 2017 Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress and were integral in strengthening the relationship between the Turkish Canadian and Turkish American communities.
Undergraduate/graduate students and recent graduates of Turkish American heritage are invited to apply for the 2018 Turkish Canadian Youth Congress. TCA will provide assistance for the travel of qualified applicants, and CTC will sponsor their accommodation and conference participation. Applicants should also be prepared to present about the Turkish American community on a panel during the conference.