Founded in 2009 by David Jones and Kate Robertson, Young World Summit is a UK-based charity that intends to take place on 5 October 2023 in Belfast, the Capital of Northern Ireland. This summit aims to bring in 2,000 Participants from every corner of the world. This summit would be one week long. The purpose of conducting this summit is to identify the most potential and thriving leaders from all over the world. This Program covers all the expenses of its participants including accommodation expenses and airfare. Imagine people of all colors, races, ethnic, and religious backgrounds from 190+ countries under one roof!
Let’s dig deeper into the details:
Who is eligible to apply for One Young World Summit?
Students from Bachelor’s to Doctorate level (BS to Ph.D.) and between the age of 18-30 years can apply. Anyone from any corner of the world can apply. Every academic background is welcome to apply.
Is IELTS or TOEFL necessary?
IELTS or TOEFL isn’t necessary. There are no language requirements.
What is the Host Country?
Belfast, Northern Ireland.
What is the location for this summit?
ICC Convention Center, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Is there any fee for the Summit?
No. This summit has no fee and all the expenses of the participants are covered from arrival to departure.
What is the estimated number of participants in this One Young World Summit?
There would be 2000+ participants in the summit according to an estimate.
Is there any deadline for this summit?
This summit includes a lot of scholarships; each scholarship has its own deadline.
How long would this One Young World Summit run?
Between 2-5 October 2023.
Which expenses will be covered under this One Young World Summit?
- Airfare from your home country to Belfast and vice versa.
- Free entry to the summit.
- Free Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
- Free Hotel Accommodation in Belfast.
- Stipend for traveling in the country.
- The fee for the visitor visa application would be reimbursed.
- You have to pay for public transport from the airport to the hotel and vice versa, but it would be reimbursed before you leave.
What themes would be covered during this summit?
The general theme of this summit is to identify and train those young leaders who can help the planet to pull out of complex global challenges like the climate crisis, and how to achieve a better and more sustainable future for the planet. Some main themes of this summit are:
- How to help this planet recover from the pandemic and find innovative solutions for this?
- How can world countries, races, and all types of communities achieve lasting peace?
- How can we achieve equality in educational standards throughout the world with 800 million youth today not predicted to have even the basic skills to succeed in the workforce by 2030?
- How can nations learn to achieve mental peace and good mental health?
- To empower nations and individuals to face the challenges of tomorrow.
- Expanding opportunities for 100 million people globally by 2030.
What scholarships are available under this summit and what are the respective eligibility criteria?
There are many different types of scholarships available, e.g., the Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarship, Z Zurich Foundation Scholarship, Deloitte Scholarship, etc. Each scholarship has its own deadline, way to apply, number of people to be chosen, eligibility criteria, etc. For example, Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarship is granted to 15 young leaders in a single batch to spread climate education and enable the young leaders to tackle the climate crisis through innovative technologies and scientific research methods. The eligibility criteria are that applicants should be between 18-30, and the deadline to apply is March 22, 2023. Benefits include (but are not limited to) full financial coverage as described above and a free Hotel stay in Manchester.
Similarly, Deloitte Scholarship aims at bringing humanity together, so they can think of ways to confront some of humanity’s biggest challenges. It is done by conducting delegates workshops to offer practical skills, techniques, ideas, processes, and initiatives for change. It is granted to as many applicants as possible and they are granted lifetime membership with all expenses covered. The deadline to apply was 31st January 2023.
How to Apply?
The application process is very easy and online. You have to fill out an online form on the official website. The link is given below. On this website, all the necessary information is mentioned. You can check each and everything in detail by clicking on the Scholarships icon at the top of the page on OYW Website.