Fully Funded One Young World Summit Leading Africa Scholarships 2024 |to Montreal, Canada

Fully Funded One Young World Summit Leading Africa Scholarships 2024 |to Montreal, Canada

One Young World Summit Leading Africa Scholarships 2024 |to Montreal, Canada

Applications are now open for the 2024 One Young World Summit Leading Africa Scholarships. Are you a young African leader? The flagship Scholarship allows you to attend the One Young World Summit 2024 in Montréal: Tiohtiáke from September 18 to 21.

The annual One Young World Summit convenes 2,000 young leaders, from 190+ countries to develop solutions to the world’s big challenges. They connect, share learnings, and are inspired by political, business and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Mary Robinson.

Delegates return to their communities and organisations as One Young World Ambassadors with the connections, insights, and motivation to act, accessing the global community of 15,500+ young leaders to accelerate existing social impact initiatives or establish new ventures.

One Young World strives to identify the most impactful young leaders from every country in the world. Scholarships provide the opportunity for exceptional young people to attend on the merit of their proven leadership and ability to create change in their home country. Leading Africa is an initiative designed to ensure that outstanding young people from Africa are represented at One Young World Summits.

Young leaders across Africa 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 our next annual Summit.

Also Apply: One Young World Journalist of the Year Award 2024

One Young World Summit Leading Africa Scholarships Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible for sponsorship if you:

  • Are between the ages of 18 – 30*
  • Have an evidenced commitment to delivering positive change
  • Demonstrate capacity for leadership
  • Are addressing key local and/or global issues in your work
  • Have a track record of generating impactful and innovative ideas
  • Are a national (passport holding citizen) of one of the countries listed below:
Algeria Angola Benin Botswana
Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Cape Verde
Central African Republic Chad Comoros Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Congo, The Republic of the Cote d’Ivoire Djibouti Egypt
Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia eSwatini, Kingdom of
Gabon Gambia, The Ghana Guinea
Guinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia
Libya, State of Madagascar Malawi Mali
Mauritania Mauritius Morocco Mozambique
Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda
Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone
Somalia South Africa South Sudan Sudan
Tanzania, United Republic of Togo Tunisia Uganda
Zambia Zimbabwe

One Young World Summit Leading Africa Scholarships Benefits

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2024 in Montréal, Canada.
  • Hotel accommodation between 17 and 21 September 2024.
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • The cost of travel to and from Montréal. Your flight to and from Montréal must depart from and return to one and the same international airport.

The selection process:

The strongest applicants will be shortlisted by mid-May 2024. You will be contacted individually by a member of the One Young World team if you have been shortlisted.

Please note:

  • We cannot guarantee any applicant that they will be shortlisted or that we will secure sponsorship for any shortlisted applicant.
  • Priority will be given to applicants from countries that have been less represented at previous One Young World Summits.
  • Priority will also be given to first-time Summit attendees (not OYW Ambassadors).
  • Due to the overwhelming amount of applications we receive, One Young World is unable to respond to individual emails enquiring about the outcome of the Leading Africa selection process.
  • We do not provide feedback as to why candidates are not selected.

Also Apply: Fully Funded One Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2024

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