Trust Conference scholarship 2019-2020 for Change Makers
The Trust Conference Changemakers program, formerly known as the Trust Conference Scholarship Program, is part of the Trust Conference to be held in London, United Kingdom on the 13th and 14 November by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
The annual conference will bring together activists and human rights defenders from all over the world. In 2018, they received applications from 90 countries and selected changemakers with in-depth knowledge of the themes of the conference.
This year, up to 60 Trust Conference scholarships will be awarded to candidates from various disciplines who will bring their unique perspective and actively participate in the conference. The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme provides access to an influential group of NGOs, business leaders, lawyers, public servants and philanthropists.
Level/Field of Study
The scholarship is open to all applicants working and students in the areas of modern slavery, women’s rights and economic empowerment, refugee assistance and other human rights areas.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Thomson Reuters, the world’s biggest news and information provider.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation will award places to exceptional international applicants from across the world.
The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme 2019 is open to all applicants working in the areas of modern slavery, women’s rights and economic empowerment, refugee assistance and other human rights areas.
Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate that participation in the Conference will improve their work in their own communities.
Finally, applicants must speak English as it is the language of the conference, and may not have attended the conference with a scholarship.
Selected/Successful applicants will receive the following benefits:
- A day of specialized training and networking with other changemakers on November 12, 2019.
- Free participation in the Trust Conference of November 13 and 14, 2019.
- A potential financial grant to cover travel and accommodation costs (up to £1,250).
- Their name and photo will be in the marketing documents of the Trust Conference and on the official website.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should follow the link below to apply:
The deadline for application is May 3, 2019
For more information, visit the official website of the Trust Conference Changemakers Programme 2019 through the link below: