How to become a YLD Trainee

Last update: 18/07/2019

Every two years, IDF launches a call for new YLD Trainees’ nominations to all its Members - the next call for nominations is in 2021. 

IDF only accepts YLD nominations from IDF Members. Young people interested in becoming part of the YLD Programme need to be in contact with IDF Members in their countries prior to the nomination period (beginning of 2021). Find the list of IDF Members on this webpage.

To be eligible to apply, candidates need to fulfil the following criteria:

  • Live with any type of diabetes
  • Be between 18 and 25 years of age at the time of nomination
  • Communicate effectively in English
  • Have regular access to internet

See the full criteria on the YLD Framework in EnglishFrench or Spanish.

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