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Top 10 One Young World Conference Scholarships 2019 for Young Leaders – Compare & Apply

Ever year since 2010, the One Young World International Conference holds and every year, scholarships are offered by different organisations to young leaders from different nationalities and abilities to attend the conference Free-of-Charge.

Here is a list of One Young World Conference Scholarships offered in 2019. Their distinct peculiarities are here mentioned so you can know if you fit the scholarship. Tick the box? Apply now to secure a spot.

Lenovo Smarter Technology for All One Young World Conference Scholarship

Number of Awards: 1

Application Deadline: 20th May

This scholarship is particularly intended to support a young leader who is helping to provide better access to STEM education and technology to underserved groups, or one who is leveraging technology to make a tangible impact in their community, country or world at large.

BP Advancing Energy One Young World Conference Scholarship

Number of Awards: 30

Application Deadline: Ongoing

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.

One Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Number of Awards: 5

Application Deadline: 19th May

The One Young World Entrepreneur Award was created to highlight the work of revolutionary entrepreneurs who will stand as inspiration for existing entrepreneurs and encourage others to become effective entrepreneurs. 

CHANEL – One Young World Conference Scholarships

Number of Awards: 15

Application Deadline: 15th May

This scholarship is particularly intended for young leaders at the forefront of organisations and movements that make an impact in at least one of the following areas: Climate Change, Sustainable Retail, Social entrepreneurship with handcraft & savoir-faire, Human rights, Advancing the role of women in society.

DSM: Brighter Living One Young World Conference Scholarship

Number of Awards: 3

Application Deadline: 15th May

In line with DSM’s purpose-led performance-driven strategy, this scholarship seeks to support young leaders and entrepreneurs who are making a nutritional impact locally with their start-ups, companies, or job in the field of Safe Nutritious Food Processing. This goes hand in hand with addressing inclusive economic development in emerging markets. This is part of DSM’s ambition to safeguard the future of ensuring nutritious and healthy diets for all within planetary boundaries.  

AstraZeneca Young Health Programme to attend One Young World Conference

Number of Awards: 18

Application Deadline: 25th May

The AstraZeneca YHP is looking for young people (aged 18 – 30) who work for or are involved with a non-governmental organisation, social enterprise, community based organization, or who are individuals making an impact through advocacy activities or direct programming related to fighting the burden of non-communicable diseases. In particular this scholarship seeks to support young leaders making an impact in at-least one of the following areas:

  • Tackling tobacco use and alcohol consumption
  • Increasing physical activity and exercise
  • Improving diet and nutrition
  • Raising awareness of mental health and supporting people with mental health problems.
  • Tackling pollution and improving air quality

Deloitte/One Young World Conference Scholarship Program

Number of Awards: 10

Application Deadline: 10th May

This scholarship is intended for young leaders focused on improving the education, skills, and access to opportunity for people in their communities, countries, or world at large. The scholarship is seeking candidates who have demonstrated commitment to:

  • Improving access to education, skills, or employment opportunities for those that may be left behind by the rapidly changing global economy. For example, to women and girls, disadvantaged youth.
  • Creating skills development or lifelong learning opportunities for people to prepare for the future workforce, including in areas where there are talent shortages.
  • Accelerating entrepreneurship, new types of employment, or providing opportunities for people to overcome traditional barriers to employment.

Johnson&Johnson One Young World Conference Scholarship Program

Number of Awards: 12

Application Deadline: 6th May

If you are a young leader (aged 18-30) working within health and/or care-giving, then this scholarship is for you. You may be a social entrepreneur or working for a social enterprise, medical facility and/or an NGO, or you may be a birth attendant, nurse, doctor or an individual dedicated to health and care giving to underserved communities.

Queen’s Commonwealth Trust One Young World Conference Scholarship

Number of Awards: Numerous

Application Deadline: 5th May

The Scholarship in particular seeks to support young leaders who are active in one of the following areas: Achieving change through sport; Preserving and protecting the environment; Creating healthier communities; Increasing access to quality education.

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) One Young World Conference Scholarships

Number of Awards: 50

Application Deadline: 14th April

Do you care about youth employment and have you had an active role in promoting it? Are you aged between 18 and 34? And would you like to come to the One Young World Summit in London from 22 to 25 October, and an additional pre-Summit programme in the Netherlands on 21 October? Then apply now to attend the One Young World Summit 2019 with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs!

Leading Africa One Young World Conference Scholarships

Number of Awards: Numerous

Application Deadline: 15th April

Africa is host to the largest population of young people in the world, with over 60% of its population under the age of 25. In the midst of these challenges and opportunities, it is young leaders who are devising meaningful strategies to build a more sustainable region. Are you one of those leaders? If so, One Young World is looking to bring you to the next annual Summit in London.

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