Deadline: 25 November 2021
Open to: nationals of all countries, aged 18-30
Benefits: access to the One Young World Summit 2022 in Tokyo, participation in an exclusive Citizens of our Planet pre and post Summit programme, and additional benefits
The Peaceful Futures Scholarship has been established to identify and amplify the voices of young leaders who undertake exemplary work to end youth violence and create a peaceful future for their peers and subsequent generations.
Peaceful Futures Scholars will participate in the One Young World Summit 2022 in Tokyo, Japan. During the Summit they will hear and be heard by peers from 190+ countries as well as senior political, business and humanitarian leaders.
Following the Summit Scholars will join the One Young World Ambassador community of 13,000 plus young leaders in 190+ countries. Between Summits, the One Young World Community participate in an ongoing programme of opportunities including caucuses, funding, peer-to-peer mentoring, media exposure, and speaking engagements.
In addition, scholars will be invited to play an ongoing role in the Citizens of our Planet’s ongoing efforts to tackle violence as members of the organisation’s steering committee on the subject. Citizens of Our Planet is a 501(c3) foundation by Chili Piper, founded on the belief that we are all connected and citizens of the same world. The foundation will fund and create programs united by three main themes: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; World Peace and Ending Violence.
- Aged 18 – 30*
- Nationals of all countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
- Applicants must demonstrate positive impact related to tackling youth violence.
*Most delegates are between the age of 18 and 30. The One Young World team will consider applications from those who are older than 30, pending demonstration of appropriate personal impact, initiative, and willingness to engage. No applications can be accepted from those who will be aged under 18 at the time of the Summit.
- Access to the One Young World Summit 2022 in Tokyo, Japan which takes place from 16 – 19 May.
- Participation in an exclusive Citizens of our Planet pre and post Summit programme.
- Hotel accommodation in Tokyo from 15 – 19 May.
- Travel to and from Tokyo (economy)
- All meals covered (includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on conference days)
- Transport between Summit accommodation and the Summit venue
- Permanent membership of the One Young World Ambassador Community
HOW TO APPLY
For more information, visit the official website.