Contest – Young European of the Year

Also in the year 2008 the Heinz-Schwarzkopf-Foundation will award the prize „Young European of the Year” to a young person who has with outstanding success served in an honorary capacity the promotion of international understanding and/or European integration: Young people who have learned to act with initiative, personal commitment and a sense of responsibility, thus showing they are prepared to grasp the opportunities of our time in forging peaceful coexistence in a Europe of diversity.

The laureate will receive € 5,000 – intended to finance either a six-month internship with a Member of the European Parliament or another European Institution or the implementation of a project which promotes European Integration.