One Young World to Offer Scholarships to Eight Inspiring Young Leaders


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 front lines 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.




  • 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.


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.

  • Candidates must be aged between 18 and 30 at the time of 2017 Summit.​
  • Government officials are not eligible to receive this scholarship.
  • 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). ​​​​​​

Eligible Regions: Not specified.



Apply online through given website.

Application Deadline: June 19, 2017


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