Kokoro Scholarship 2024 for students in the USA and Canada

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One Young World and Kokoro launch the Kokoro Scholarship 2024, an initiative that will support and empower young Indigenous leaders in the USA and Canada who are leading the way in creative mental health solutions for their communities.

Who is Kokoro?

Kokoro is a non-profit organization founded by Natasha Müller with the goal of organizing action and resources to create a mentally healthy world by 2035. The group sees a day when world leaders will acknowledge and take action on the data demonstrating the advantages of good mental health for people, the environment, and society as a whole.

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What does the Kokoro Scholarship offer?

Selected scholars will gain:

  • Full delegate access to the One Young World Summit 2024 in Montréal/Tiohtià:ke, Canada, from September 18–21.
  • Participation in the exclusive One Young World Indigenous Day on September 17, 2024.
  • Accommodation is in Montréal for the duration of the summit (September 16–21, 2024).
  • Catered meals throughout the summit.
  • Round-trip airfare.
  • Lifetime membership in the One Young World Ambassador Community.
  • An opportunity to join Kokoro’s network of Fellow Activators, who work to advance mental health initiatives globally.

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One Young World Indigenous Day

Scheduled for September 17, 2024, this pre-summit event is a unique convergence of young Indigenous and First Nations leaders from across the globe. It offers a platform to share experiences, foster mutual learning, and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Indigenous communities. You can submit your online application for the 2024 Kokoro scholarship using this page: https://www.oneyoungworld.com/scholarships/kokro/2024

Selection Criteria for the Kokoro Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be between 18 and 30 years old by the date of the One Young World Summit 2024.
  • Reside in the USA or Canada.
  • Identify as members of an Indigenous community.
  • Play a leadership role in an initiative or organization dedicated to improving the mental health of Indigenous peoples.

Application Deadline: The application deadline for the Kokoro scholarship closes on May 15, 2024.

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  • Okechukwu Liberty is a graduate of Mass Communication and a content writer for AfterSchoolAfrica. He is dedicated to researching scholarship and empowerment opportunities to students looking to study abroad.

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