The Rotary Club of Port Nicholson is offering a grant for attendance at RYLA 2024. The programme will be held in the latter half of January 2024.

RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) is a five-day residential high energy programme to develop lower North Island young leaders between the ages of 18 and 24.

This exciting programme engages Rotary clubs and districts around the world to help the next generation of leaders expand their skills. The RYLA programme recognises, encourages and educates current and future leaders by offering them an intensive leadership experience. The programme demonstrates Rotary's commitment to developing leaders.

This spirit extends even beyond Rotary clubs. RYLA has substantial goodwill within the wider community and each year attracts cooperation from community and cultural organisations, businesses, and civic and national leaders. Each supporter understands the long-term benefits our young leaders gain from their RYLA experience.

RYLA is an invaluable programme that brings together individuals to harness creativity, diversity, inspiration, energy and leadership to cultivate personal growth and develop long-lasting meaningful change.

The aim is to empower young individuals to create positive growth within themselves and their communities through harnessing their leadership potential.

Submitting your registration of interest is the first step of the application process. Applications will be accepted from 1 August. Your registration of interest information will be automatically sent to the Rotary Club of Port Nicholson and RYLA on submission of your application. You will be CC'd into this email. We will be in contact to progress your application. If your interview is successful, we will pass our endorsement on to the RYLA Organising Committee.