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Apply: BP Advancing Energy Scholarship (Fully-funded to One Young World Conference 2019)

Reflecting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 7, the BP Advancing Energy scholarship funds 30 scholars from around the world to participate in the One Young World Summit 2019.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): London, UK

About the Award: While the world demands more energy to fuel its rapid growth and lift people out of poverty, it also demands fewer emissions and a path to a low carbon future.

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals recognise the need for sustainable energy for all. Supporting the ambitions of the Paris Agreement, BP is determined to address the dual energy challenge: more energy with fewer greenhouse gas emissions.

This scholarship is for young leaders who are focused on advancing the energy transition, creating low carbon businesses, and mitigating the impact of climate change.

Type: Conference

Eligibility: Candidates must be:

  • Aged 18 – 30*
  • Not be employed by the BP Group of companies
  • Nationals of all countries will be eligible to apply for this scholarship

The scholarship seeks candidates who:

  • Create new low-carbon energy and business solutions
  • Work to improve current renewable technologies such as solar, wind, and biofuels
  • Increase access to, and the affordability of, renewable energy for developing countries

Selection Criteria: BP will select 30 scholars from a shortlist of candidates provided by One Young World. Candidates are assessed on the following: 

  • Evidenced commitment to delivering positive change
  • Demonstrated capacity for leadership
  • Understanding of key local and/or global issues
  • Track record of generating impactful and innovative solutions

One Young World will actively seek and prioritise applicants who are making an impact in at least one of the following areas:

  • Development of renewable energy solutions
  • Accessibility of renewable energy solutions
  • Climate change adaption
  • Environmental protection

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2019 in London
  • Advancing Energy Workshop with BP delegates on 22 October
  • Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 21 and 25 (inclusive) October 2019
  • Travel to and from London (flights in economy)
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue
  • Summit hand-outs and support materials
  • Discretionary funds to cover reasonable out of pocket expenses connected with getting to and from the Summit (these can be claimed by scholars after the Summit)

Duration of Award: 21 and 25 (inclusive) October 2019

How to Apply: APPLY NOW

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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