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Deadline: June 19, 2017 | Apply here
Eligibility: Candidates must be aged between 18 and 30 at the time of 2017 Summit. Government officials are not eligible to receive this scholarship.
Scholarship value: Free access to the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia, travel costs, accommodation, and food covered.

One Young World Scholarship Program 2017

Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest healthcare company. Caring for the world, one person at a time, inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson.

The company embraces innovation—bringing ideas, products and services to life to advance the health and well-being of people around the world. They believe in collaboration, and that has led to breakthrough after breakthrough, from medical miracles that have changed lives, to the simple consumer products that make every day a little better. Our over 125,000 employees in 60 countries are united in a common mission: To help people everywhere live longer, healthier, happier lives.

The One Young World partnership is managed through the Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact Group whose goal is to create a healthier world, one community at a time, through the development of strategic partnerships.

Their vision is to support the people on the frontlines who are at the heart of delivering care and they believe that changing the trajectory of health for humanity requires putting people first so that communities and health systems have the ability to address the health needs of the world’s most vulnerable people.

This year the Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact Group is collaborating with One Young World to offer scholarships to eight inspiring young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia.

Who can apply?

If you work for or are involved with a non-governmental organisation, social enterprise, community-based organization, or you are an individual making an impact through health or care giving, then this scholarship is for you.

As well as attending the upcoming 2017 One Young World Summit, scholarship recipients will potentially receive access to mentoring from Johnson & Johnson executives and employees.

As well as attending the upcoming 2017 One Young World Summit, scholarship recipients will potentially receive access to mentoring from Johnson & Johnson executives and employees.

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • A passion for global and local health/care issues
  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Impact through the delivery of care to vulnerable people, their families, and communities. This may include activities undertaken by and/or for family caregivers, non-professional caregivers, professional care givers, nurses, midwives, healthcare professionals (both clinical and non-clinical).

What does the Johnson & Johnson | OYW Scholarship provide?

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia
  • The cost of travel to and from Bogotá (economy flights)
  • Hotel accommodation in Bogotá 3rd – 7th October (inclusive)
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on the 3rd – 7th of October (inclusive)
  • Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue
  • Summit hand-outs and support materials

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