The Eswatini Youth Empowerment Programme supports young graduates between 18 to 35 years old to gain work experience, skills, and access to jobs. It also reaches out to young people with little or no tertiary education for training on entrepreneurship for business start-ups. It is endorsed by the Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini. This Programme seeks to address youth unemployment through five pillars.
What is the deadline for Eswatini Youth Empowerment Programme
The deadline for the EYEP programme was slated for January 31st 2023,UNDP Extends Eswatini Youth Empowerment Programme application deadline to 31st March 2023. Graduates under 35 years, corporates, SMEs, parastatals, NGOs & Government Ministries can still apply under the programme.
Graduate Application Procedure
1. Must be a citizen of Eswatini.
2. Be a fresh graduate – holds a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma or Certificate – from any
discipline and graduated not earlier than 2017.
3. Be 35 years old or younger.
4. Demonstrate interest or commitment in a chosen career field.
5. Demonstrate interest or commitment to contributing to Eswatini’s socio-economic
6. Have excellent time management and a professional attitude.
7. Have good verbal and written communication skills.
8. Have no criminal record.
Maximum periods for EYEP Youth
A person may serve for a maximum of 1 year of EYEP assignment.
Click “APPLY NOW” button on the top right corner (on laptop or desktop) on the mobile
phone click the menu the button will appear
A page with different options for apply will be displayed “Apply as Non-graduate”, Apply as
Graduate”, Apply as Host Organisation”
If you are a graduate, click graduate button
A form will be displayed, fields that are marked with a star “*” are mandatory / required
The form has been validated; the system will require the applicant to input valid Eswatini
cellphone number (it must be 8 digits)
The system will further require the applicant to input valid ID number which is 13 digits
The applicant must make sure that all required data has been provided because the system
will not allow the applicant to submit an empty form
After submitting the form successfully, a message will be displayed on the screen instructing
the applicant to check his or her email for login credentials
The system will further send an SMS with login credentials
The applicant has to login by clicking “SIGN IN” button and choose his or her category
The applicant must take a survey
The applicant must upload all the required documents
The system will indicate in percentage form on regarding the completeness of the applicant
After completing the profile, the applicant must wait for matching phase