The annual One Young World Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. Delegates from 190+ countries are counselled by influential political, business and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Meghan Markle, amongst many other global figures.
Delegates participate in four transformative days of speeches, panels, networking and workshops. All delegates have the opportunity to apply to give keynote speeches, sharing a platform with world leaders with the world’s media in attendance. As well as listening to keynote speakers, delegates have the opportunity to challenge world leaders, interact and be mentored by influencers. Delegates make lasting connections throughout the Summit, celebrating their participation at social events and the unforgettable Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
The Summit will take place from 14-17 October 2020, where over 1,800 young leaders from 190+ countries will gather across the city’s well-known venues, including Olympiapark, Olympiahalle, and BMW Welt.
One Young World’s arrival in Munich represents a significant moment for the Bavarian capital, renowned for its mixture as a traditional and cosmopolitan city. Munich is famous for its broad variety of culture and leisure opportunities, its high internationality and quality of living.
The City has become a fast-growing centre for knowledge, research and innovation: multinational companies, SMEs and startups working in the field of digitization such as Internet of Things, Insurtech or Future Mobility have made Munich their home. Moreover, more than 120,000 students are enrolled at 17 universities and various world-class technology and science centres are located here.
There are many scholarships offered by One Young World Summit 2020:
- Lead 2030 Challenge For Sustainable Development Goal 13- Supported By Asahi
- Enterprise For Peace Scholarship- Supported By Dutch MFA
- Young Health Programme Scholarship- Supported By AstraZeneca
- Leading Africa
- Leading The Americas
- Leading Asia
- Leading Europe
- Leading The Middle East
- Leading The Pacific
- Politician Of The Year Award
- Invest For Life Scholarship- Supported By RB
SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS/FINANCIAL SUPPORT:
- Access to the One Young World Summit 2020 in Munich, Germany.
- Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 14 October and 17 October 2020.
- Catering includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
- Summit hand-outs and support materials.
- The cost of travel to and from Munich. Your flight to and from Munich must depart from and return to one and the same international airport.
- Are between the ages of 18 – 30
- Have an evidenced commitment to delivering positive change
- Demonstrate a capacity for leadership
- Are addressing key local and/or global issues in your work
- Have a track record of generating impactful and innovative ideas
The strongest applicants will be shortlisted by the end of May. You will be contacted individually by a member of the One Young World team if you have been shortlisted.
Q= Can I apply one than One Scholarship?
Yes! You may apply for more than one scholarship but you can only be selected to win one scholarship.
The deadline for the submission of applications is 8 April 2020.