One step closer

How to apply

We are looking for 4 bloggers in total (our faces) with one face to be selected from each of 4 global regions (Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America). Each winning face will travel and meet fascinating people within his or her own region, except for the European blogger who will be travelling in Eastern & Southern Africa. The region which you can apply to depends on your nationality and the language requirements vary according to the region: for Asia-Pacific and English-speaking Africa a high level of English is required; applicants to Latin America and French-speaking Africa will additionally need a high level of Spanish and French respectively.

All will be uncovering stories of people whose lives were changed for the better through projects supported by the EU.

Are you:

  • 21 – 31 years old and free to travel for the first half of 2018
  • An engaging storyteller, a creative mind and a good relater of emotions
  • A self-sufficient, responsible and resourceful traveler
  • An adventurer – willing to try and discover new things
  • A lover of social and human interaction
  • A sensitive listener to people’s stories
  • A skilled multimedia user (photography, video, social media, writing)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and, according to the region you are coming from, fluent in spoken and written Spanish or French

If so you could be one of our faces.

Applying is easy

To apply you must fill in the form on this website, but you will need to do a few things before you start.

Make a short video in EnglishFirst think about yourself and a human story that touched your heart. Make a short video in English – no more than 60 seconds long – telling us about the story and why YOU are the right face for this adventure – be original and inspire us! If you can touch our hearts – you could be a winner!

Upload your videoWhen you are good to go with your video, upload it to YouTube, Vimeo or DailyMotion. Copy the link to your uploaded video.

Upload a profile pictureYou will also need a profile picture to upload with the form plus url links to your social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram Twitter etc).

Fill in the application formNow fill in the application form – including the link to your video – click ‘submit’ and you are done! Please be aware that you cannot modify your application once it is submitted.

Your application will be checkedYour application will be checked, and if all is OK, then your video will be posted on the Faces2Hearts website.

Show off your social media skillsNow show off your social media skills and promote your video with posts on your social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram Twitter etc.). So, tell your followers, friends and family now! Don’t forget to tag your posts with #Faces2Hearts!

The closing date for applications to Faces2Hearts is 31 October 2017! Don’t wait – Apply now!

A shortlist of applicants will be selected in early November. The final selection of our 4 winners will be made by mid-November 2017.

Read full list of rules for the competition