Attention Malaysian Students: Bayer Young Environmental Envoy

News for student environmentalists in Malaysia. The Bayer Young Environmental Envoy is back. This is a good chance for all budding environmentalists to take a good long honest look at your achievements, then decide it’s enough to possibly earn you one of two spots to Germany to learn about environmental protection as practised by people, the government, and the industry.

Details on their site here. Or click through this post for the details.

If you are between 18-24, studying in an institute of higher learning in Malaysia, with a passion for the environment, take up the challenge to become a Bayer Young Environmental Envoy (BYEE).

BYEE 2010

The Bayer Young Environmental Envoy (BYEE) Program is a global environment education program for the youth organized by Bayer and the United Nations Environment Programme with the aim of developing young environmental leaders and boosting the level of environmental awareness among the youth.

Who are the Bayer Young Environmental Envoys?

They are bright young individuals who have a real passion for the environment. They demonstrate leadership and commitment to environmental protection by actively participating in environmental activities in school and their local communities. Concern for the environment reflects in their day-to-day life.

Ten deserving students from Malaysia will be selected to be Bayer Young Environmental Envoys and will be invited to join a youth environmental camp in Malaysia. The top two Bayer Young Environmental Envoys will join youth delegates from 18 other countries on a weeklong, all-expense paid study trip to Germany from 7-12 November 2010. It will be an opportunity to gain new insights on the broad spectrum of environmental protection measures employed by industry, municipalities, and the state environmental authorities in Germany.

How to Enter

Answer the questions below by completing the statements.

  • The environment and natural resources in my school / community need a helping hand because… (describe the current situation and environment-related problems in your community or school)
  • Currently this environmental situation is being addressed in the following ways… (name a few practical solutions to the problem that either the government / industry / NGOs or your school / community have so far carried out)
  • As a member of the community, I can make OR have made my own little contribution to alleviate this environmental problem… (explain in detail how you, with the help of your friends or the community, can help the situation)
  • I believe this contribution of mine makes economic sense because… (explain how this contribution can be beneficial for the environment).

In total, your answers should not be more than 1,000 words

Eligibility

  • Malaysian citizen, currently enrolled in an institute of higher learning in Peninsular Malaysia.
  • 18 – 24 years old by December 31, 2010.
  • Actively involved in environmental projects or possess a strong interest in activities focusing on environmental protection.
  • Good oral and written English communications skills.
  • Willing to travel overseas.
  • Should be able to work well within a group.

Procedures / Rules

  • Complete the entry form. All completed entries must be accompanied by a color photo, copy of your NRIC and the required write-ups. Applications with incomplete documentation will not be processed.
  • Secure the endorsement of a faculty member or anyone of the following: the school academic department head or college dean or academic vice president or president.
  • All applications should reach Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (“The organizer”) latest by 23 April 2010.
  • Answers must be typewritten in English and double-spaced. Handwritten or email entries will not be accepted.
  • The judges’ decision is final for all aspects of the competition.

Judging and Selection

  • Based on an interview, applicants will be interviewed by a panel of judges to determine their environmental know-how, communication and people skills.
  • The applicants will be shorlisted and assessed on their answers, leadership and environmental know-how and involvements.
  • Shortlisted candidates will also be required to attend a 5-day BYEE Eco-Camp in the month of June 2010.
  • All charges for accommodations, upkeep, and site visits in relation to the BYEE Eco-Camp will be covered by Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.
  • After the BYEE Eco-Camp, shortlisted candidates will be required to implement their respective projects to completion by 17 September 2010, and present the results of the implementation to a panel of judges at an appointed time.
  • While the shortlisted applicants are required to enter the competition as an individual, the project itself may be carried out by any number of people, with the shortlisted candidate taking a significant role in its implementation.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be judged based on their fully implemented projects, in particular the deliverables required, and the impact of the completed projects.
  • All finalists will be given the formal title of Bayer Young Environmental Envoy during an awarding ceremony, provided the attendance requisites above are met.
  • The top two Bayer Young Environmental Envoys will be announced during the award ceremony and will be given the opportunity to participate in a weeklong all-expense paid study trip to Germany from 7-12 November 2010.
  • All charges for the travel, accommodations, and upkeep of participants for the study trip to Germany will be covered by Bayer.

Terms and Conditions

  • The participant is solely responsible for all information in his/her entry and shall ensure that the entry submitted is his/her own original creation and does not violate or infringe upon any copyright (s).
  • The organizer reserves the right to amend, withdraw or terminate all or any portion of this program at any time for any reason without prior notice or any liability.
  • The organizer’s decision on all matters relating to or in connection with this program (including the eligibility of a participant, the manner and the conduct of the contest) shall be final and binding on all parties concerned.
  • All charges incurred by a participant in relation to or incidental to participation in this contest must be borne by the participant and his/her parents or legal guardian, except for the above-mentioned BYEE Eco-Camp and study trip to Germany.
  • By taking part in this program, the participants are deemed to have given the Organizer the permission to feature their entries and any associated materials in its website and/or printed materials and distribute it among its affiliated companies for the any purpose without requirement for any further consent, compensation or approval.
  • By submitting the entries and applications, the participants are deemed to have read and understood the contents and to accept the rules and regulations of this program.

Please send entry form and answers to:

Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Competition

Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

T1-14, Jaya 33, No.3, Jalan Semangat, Seksyen 13

46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Malaysia.

Entries must reach Bayer by 23 April 2010.

For more information, you may call (03) 6209 3012 (Karen Koh) karen.koh@bayer-ag.de

If you are between 18-24, studying in an institute of higher learning in Malaysia, with a passion for the environment, take up the challenge to become a Bayer Young Environmental Envoy (BYEE).
BYEE 2010
The Bayer Young Environmental Envoy (BYEE) Program is a global environment education program for the youth organized by Bayer and the United Nations Environment Programme with the aim of developing young environmental leaders and boosting the level of environmental awareness among the youth.
Who are the Bayer Young Environmental Envoys?
They are bright young individuals who have a real passion for the environment. They demonstrate leadership and commitment to environmental protection by actively participating in environmental activities in school and their local communities. Concern for the environment reflects in their day-to-day life.

Ten deserving students from Malaysia will be selected to be Bayer Young Environmental Envoys and will be invited to join a youth environmental camp in Malaysia. The top two Bayer Young Environmental Envoys will join youth delegates from 18 other countries on a weeklong, all-expense paid study trip to Germany from 7-12 November 2010. It will be an opportunity to gain new insights on the broad spectrum of environmental protection measures employed by industry, municipalities, and the state environmental authorities in Germany.

How to Enter
Answer the questions below by completing the statements.

  • The environment and natural resources in my school / community need a helping hand because… (describe the current situation and environment-related problems in your community or school)
  • Currently this environmental situation is being addressed in the following ways… (name a few practical solutions to the problem that either the government / industry / NGOs or your school / community have so far carried out)
  • As a member of the community, I can make OR have made my own little contribution to alleviate this environmental problem… (explain in detail how you, with the help of your friends or the community, can help the situation)
  • I believe this contribution of mine makes economic sense because… (explain how this contribution can be beneficial for the environment).

In total, your answers should not be more than 1,000 words

Eligibility

  • Malaysian citizen, currently enrolled in an institute of higher learning in Peninsular Malaysia.
  • 18 – 24 years old by December 31, 2010.
  • Actively involved in environmental projects or possess a strong interest in activities focusing on environmental protection.
  • Good oral and written English communications skills.
  • Willing to travel overseas.
  • Should be able to work well within a group.

Procedures / Rules

  • Complete the entry form. All completed entries must be accompanied by a color photo, copy of your NRIC and the required write-ups. Applications with incomplete documentation will not be processed.
  • Secure the endorsement of a faculty member or anyone of the following: the school academic department head or college dean or academic vice president or president.
  • All applications should reach Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (“The organizer”) latest by 23 April 2010.
  • Answers must be typewritten in English and double-spaced. Handwritten or email entries will not be accepted.
  • The judges’ decision is final for all aspects of the competition.

Judging and Selection

  • Based on an interview, applicants will be interviewed by a panel of judges to determine their environmental know-how, communication and people skills.
  • The applicants will be shorlisted and assessed on their answers, leadership and environmental know-how and involvements.
  • Shortlisted candidates will also be required to attend a 5-day BYEE Eco-Camp in the month of June 2010.
  • All charges for accommodations, upkeep, and site visits in relation to the BYEE Eco-Camp will be covered by Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.
  • After the BYEE Eco-Camp, shortlisted candidates will be required to implement their respective projects to completion by 17 September 2010, and present the results of the implementation to a panel of judges at an appointed time.
  • While the shortlisted applicants are required to enter the competition as an individual, the project itself may be carried out by any number of people, with the shortlisted candidate taking a significant role in its implementation.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be judged based on their fully implemented projects, in particular the deliverables required, and the impact of the completed projects.
  • All finalists will be given the formal title of Bayer Young Environmental Envoy during an awarding ceremony, provided the attendance requisites above are met.
  • The top two Bayer Young Environmental Envoys will be announced during the award ceremony and will be given the opportunity to participate in a weeklong all-expense paid study trip to Germany from 7-12 November 2010.
  • All charges for the travel, accommodations, and upkeep of participants for the study trip to Germany will be covered by Bayer.

Terms and Conditions

  • The participant is solely responsible for all information in his/her entry and shall ensure that the entry submitted is his/her own original creation and does not violate or infringe upon any copyright (s).
  • The organizer reserves the right to amend, withdraw or terminate all or any portion of this program at any time for any reason without prior notice or any liability.
  • The organizer’s decision on all matters relating to or in connection with this program (including the eligibility of a participant, the manner and the conduct of the contest) shall be final and binding on all parties concerned.
  • All charges incurred by a participant in relation to or incidental to participation in this contest must be borne by the participant and his/her parents or legal guardian, except for the above-mentioned BYEE Eco-Camp and study trip to Germany.
  • By taking part in this program, the participants are deemed to have given the Organizer the permission to feature their entries and any associated materials in its website and/or printed materials and distribute it among its affiliated companies for the any purpose without requirement for any further consent, compensation or approval.
  • By submitting the entries and applications, the participants are deemed to have read and understood the contents and to accept the rules and regulations of this program.

Please send entry form and answers to:

Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Competition
Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
T1-14, Jaya 33, No.3, Jalan Semangat, Seksyen 13
46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Malaysia.

Entries must reach Bayer by 23 April 2010.

For more information, you may call (03) 6209 3012 (Karen Koh) karen.koh@bayer-ag.de

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