Ambassador Program 2021

Ambassador Program


Join a Global Community of Literacy Advocates

Every year, the World Literacy Foundation runs a free global program to train and encourage youth individuals to become literacy advocates and generate change in their communities. Our ambassador program is an incredible platform to interact, share and cooperate with other like-minded people determined to eradicate illiteracy worldwide.

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Be a voice in your community

Ambassadors will speak at their school, university, media or community group to raise awareness and advocate for literacy.

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Support the education of vulnerable children

Ambassadors will raise funds to support one of the literacy programs of the World Literacy Foundation.

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Develop your leadership and advocacy skills

Ambassadors will receive training to learn how to get others involved in their cause and make a greater impact to help eradicate illiteracy..

Applications for the 2021 WLF Ambassador Program are closed. We will open registrations in April, 2022.


Think Global, Act Local!

Meet Yasmin, Arman & Kelly; our former WLF Ambassadors from Canada. After participating in our WLF Ambassador Program in 2020, these young leaders felt motivated to start their own initiative called ‘Lives for Literacy’.

Program at a glance…

Why become a WLF Ambassador?

Who can apply?

We are looking for young people that meet the following criteria:

How to apply?

Registrations for the 2021 Ambassador Program have closed. However, this is a yearly program and there will be an opportunity to apply in 2022. Follow our social media channels or subscribe to our newsletter below to stay updated on when applications open next year.

Please read our Terms and Conditions carefully before you apply.

To apply, you need to submit a 30-second video or a short message introducing yourself and telling us why you want to become a WLF Ambassador. 

2021 Key Dates

Frequently Asked Questions


I’m interested in the WLF Ambassador Program, how can I apply?
I’m under 16, can I apply?
I submitted my video, what else do I need to do to complete my application?
I missed the EOI deadline, can I apply after April 19, 2021?
If selected, am I going to get paid for my role as WLF Ambassador?


Do I have a personal trainer during the program?
Do I have to travel to any of the locations where the World Literacy Foundation works? Do I need to attend any on-site events?
What is the program structure?
Is it mandatory to organize an event or activity?
Can you provide me with a computer and/or internet?


Is it mandatory to raise funds for the World Literacy Foundation?
Where does the fundraising money from the Ambassador Program go?
Can the World Literacy Foundation sponsor my own project or initiative?
Will I get a certificate from the World Literacy Foundation?