Youth Application Criteria

• Must have graduated from university at least 1 year ago from the date of application

• Minimum GPA of 2,5 and no prior full-time employment

• Not younger than 20, not older than 25

• Citizen of the Turkish Republic

• Espousing criteria that increases their potential to benefit from and contribute to the program


First Chance 2019 Youth applications will be made between 5 September-5 October 2018.

NGO Applications 4-29 June
Assessment of NGO Applications 2-13 July
Notification of Evaluation Results The week of 16 July
NGO Meeting The week of 6 August
Youth Applications 5 September-5 October
Candidate Application Evaluation October-November
Online Interviews
Job-Fit Inventory
Face-to-Face Interviews and Identification of Participants The second week of December
Notification of Election Results and Implementation of NGO Participatory Business Proposals The third week of December
Orientation Program The last week of December
Start of Fulltime Job (For 12 months) The end of December