NEW: Prizes announced
for Future Leaders

It’s not just the winners of the Future Leaders of the Year competition who receive prizes – no one who participates will leave empty handed (although the top prizes are pretty impressive).

For all the Future Leaders

Young people having the courage to record a two-minute pitch video on why they are a leader and sending it to a panel of judges for review is a celebration of leadership in itself! That’s why everyone who enters is a Future Leader and will receive a certificate and digital badge that can be added to CVs and personal statements. It’s a great way to showcase the kind of skills that employers are looking for – not just top grades and exam results.

As part of the application process, they will also gain a free profile on Hello World to apply for other opportunities on the platform – such as internships and competitions – broadening their horizons and options for the future.

The Final 50

Our judging panel have the tough job of choosing just 50 ‘ones to watch’ from all the applicants, who will be invited to attend a virtual final. The final will be run as a day-long leadership development workshop, offering an incredible opportunity for the finalists to work with some of the most senior leadership and life coaches in the country, and have access to a powerful network of employers and entrepreneurs.

An additional certificate and digital badge will display their status as a ‘one to watch’, highlighting their leadership capabilities and experience gained by getting this far in the competition.

One of our headline partners, globalbridge, has developed a pioneering digital platform that connects young people with FE/HE, employers, universities and apprenticeship providers. They are offering each of the final 50 a profile that lasts a life-time, showcasing their skills, talents and achievements to people who can help them take their next step.

As if that isn’t enough, they’ll also be invited to join the Ivy House Alumni Platform giving them access to powerful network of coaches, young leaders from a range of organisations, and ongoing learning content to continue expanding their knowledge – building an incredible ecosystem to support them on their journey.

Top 10 winners

The 10 winners of ‘Future Leaders of the Year’ will be announced at the end of the virtual final on 19th January 2022. On top of everything they have gained throughout the process, the winners will gain access to an incredible package of ongoing investment, support and development.

Each will be rewarded with a £1k financial investment to support them on their path to an extraordinary future – whatever that might be. They will also gain virtual work experience that will run over the summer of 2022 and be matched with a 1:1 mentor to guide them and share their knowledge and experience.

We can’t wait to hear from all the bright, talented young leaders out there! Register your interest in The Future Leaders Project and we’ll let you know as soon as the competition launches in October.

By Ivy House London
21st May 2021


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