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APEC Application


APEC Voices of the Future Program
Santiago, Chile

Approximate Dates: November 10 - 17, 2019

The deadline for completed applications in electronic form is Sunday, April 7, 2019

Applications should be submitted no later than midnight on this date.

Applicants will be notified by April 24, 2019

Should you be accepted to the program,
a $200.00 fee will be due 24 hours after notification of acceptance to the program.

Students who will be on study abroad this fall during APEC 2019 are not eligible to apply

IMPORTANT: Please read the APEC Information Sheet before applying

Note: Passport must be valid through May 30, 2020


“Connecting People, Building the Future” is the theme for the 2019 APEC Conference.

Essay Question #1:

What challenges will APEC economies face in trying to connect people across political, economic, and socioeconomic divisions, and why are these connections important?

Essay Question #2:

With all of the available digital technologies for connecting people, why is it important for APEC delegates (and APEC Voices youth delegates!) to meet in person in Chile?

Essay Question #3:

What could you contribute to these conversations?  

If you have questions, please contact Jill Fuson at