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One Young World Young Health Programme Scholarship in Tokyo, Japan

Deadline : October 14, 2021

Apply for the One Young World Young Health Programme Scholarship in Belfast, United Kingdom. The annual One Young World Summit converges every year bringing together the world’s brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. The Young Health Programme One Young World Scholarship aims to offer an opportunity to young delegates to attend the 2023 Summit in Belfast. This program aims to identify, empower and build young leaders who are tackling the burden of NCDs through advocacy, innovation and the delivery of primary health services.

The Young Health Programme sponsored in partnership with AstraZeneca’s Young Health Programme. This partnership is part of AstraZeneca’s sustainability ambition, to use its capabilities to make a meaningful impact where society needs it, that is, health. The YHP is a disease prevention programme with a unique focus on young people aged 10 to 24 living in vulnerable and under-resourced settings around the world.

At the end of the Summit, Delegates become One Young World Ambassadors. They return to their communities and organizations with the means and motivation to make a difference, accessing the global network of 12,000+ young leaders to accelerate existing initiatives or establish new ventures. This year, AstraZeneca is collaborating with One Young World to offer 15 scholarships to inspiring young leaders to attend the Summit.


Selected delegates will receive the following benefits.

  • You will receive Hotel accommodation in Belfast United kingdom from October 1 to 6 2023.
  • Selected participants will receive a return air for travel from your home country to Belfast and back.
  • You will have full access to the One Young World Summit 2023 in Belfast United Kingdom from October 2 to October 5, 2023.
  • Delegates will have the opportunity to attend the exclusive Youth Health Programme pre-Summit and post summit workshop.
  • Coverage for Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner During the Summit.
  • Ground transportation between Summit venues and Delegates’ accommodation will also be covered.
  • 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.
  • Selected Delegates will also receive a daily travel allowance worth £48 per day to facilitate their travelling to Belfast and on the ‘pre’ and ‘post’ Summit days of 1, 2, and 6 October.
  • You will be Reimbursed for your UK visitor visa application fee of up to £105.
  • Return transfer from airport to hotel via public transport
  • Access to the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme Scholarship’s pre-programme on 2 October.
  • Selected Delegates will be granted full access to AstraZeneca’s YHP Impact Fellowship, which provides a combination of live and self-taught learning and development opportunities throughout the year to help Scholars scale their impact. The YHP Impact program comes with the following opportunities
  • You will gain access to the One Young World Academy for 1 year, is an online learning experience, helping young leaders tackle some of the biggest challenges facing our world by learning from world-renowned subject matter experts and gaining tools.
  • Selected deligates will also have the opportunity to participation in an award-winning online mini-MBA program, complete with a University accreditation and 12-months of material access.
  • Learning and development opportunities related to NCD prevention and professional skills.
  • You will also recieve a $10,000 USD grant to support the delivery of a 6-12 month NCD prevention focused project.
  • Invitation to join the YHP Alumni Group and network with other young health leaders from around the world, after attending the OYW Summit


To be eligible, you need to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Nationals and citizens of all countries are welcome to apply for the scholarship.
  • You must be aged 18 – 30 and are able to demonstrate:
    • Demonstrate commitment to addressing health and wellbeing in a local, national or global community, with a specific focus on child and adolescent health and/or disease prevention and/or social determinants of health programming.
    • Posses leadership ability in championing and galvanizing stakeholders around their chosen cause or issue.
    • Have the capacity for innovation and problem solving that is entrepreneurial and values-driven.
    • Demonstrate concern for local and global issues.
    • Have the experience of working towards a shared goal through teamwork and collaboration


Applications for the scholarship are submitted online using the application portal provided of the scholarship website. The application process involves the following steps.

  • You will have to provide your bio-data and other information required for evaluation and selection of eligible candidates.
  • Applicants will be required to submit several essays that answer the following topic
    • You will be asked to give issues that matter the most to you when it come to young people.
    • Applicants will be required to demonstrate how they are making an impact on the health and wellbeing if young people in their communities
    • An essay explaining the reasons you wish to participate in the summit through the YHP scholarship.

Please remember that the deadline for applying for the scholarship is October 14, 2021. Good luck

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