Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program 2018

Deadline: 8 May 2018
Open to: young leaders across the globe aged 18 – 30, working within health and/or care-giving
Benefits: access to the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague, The Netherlands and participation in the 2018 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Program


Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest healthcare company aspiring to care for the world, one person at a time. Over 125,000 employees in 60 countries are united in a common mission: To help people everywhere live longer, healthier, happier lives.

The Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact Team supports and champions the people on the front lines who are at the heart of delivering care. The Team leads the global Johnson & Johnson partnership with One Young World and believes 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. Through its global and community-based partnerships and programs, the Team aims to support the next generation of global and community-based health leaders to develop the skills and tools they need to drive health and well-being in undeserved communities.

For the second year running, Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact is collaborating with One Young World to offer scholarships to 12 aspiring young leaders across the globe to participate in the 2018 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Program. This represents a significant expansion on last year’s program which supported eight scholars.

Selection Criteria

  • Passion for global and local health/care issues;
  • Leadership and innovation on the front lines of care;
  • Willingness to share and learn from others;
  • Commitment to invest 10% of their time to the Program.


  • Candidates must be aged between 18 and 30 at the time of the 2018 OYW Summit;
  • You must be working on the front lines of delivering care (i.e. you may be a social entrepreneur or working for a social enterprise, medical facility and/or an NGO, or you may be a birth attendant, nurse, doctor or an individual dedicated to health and care giving to undeserved communities);
  • If selected, Health Care Professionals classified as Government Officials within their home country will need approval from their employer, and will undergo an additional health care compliance approval process by Johnson & Johnson before their scholarship can be confirmed.


  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague, The Netherlands:
    • The cost of travel to and from The Hague, The Netherlands (economy flights only);
    • Hotel accommodation in a single room from 16-20 October inclusive;
    • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, during these days;
    • Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue;
    • Summit hand-outs and support materials​​
  • Participation in the 2018 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Program:
    • Individual coaching with senior Johnson & Johnson leaders;
    • Buddying with 2018 Johnson & Johnson delegates prior, during and post Summit;
    • Participation in webinars and conference calls throughout the duration of the Program​.

How to Apply?

In order to apply fill the application form.

For more information please visit the official website.