Applications Open for Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Scholarship 2019

Deadline: 5 May 2019

Applications are open for Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Scholarship 2019.

One Young World is delighted to offer this scholarship in partnership with the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust to connect young leaders driving positive social impact in the Commonwealth with the opportunity to attend One Young World conference in 2019.

The Scholarship in particular seeks to support young leaders who are active in one of the following areas:

  • Achieving change through sport
  • Preserving and protecting the environment
  • Creating healthier communities
  • Increasing access to quality education


  • Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 22 October and 25 October 2019.
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
  • Summit hand-outs and support materials.
  • The cost of travel to and from London. Their flight to and from London must depart from and return to one and the same international airport.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are eligible for sponsorship if applicants:

  • Are between the ages of 18 – 30
  • Have an evidenced commitment to delivering positive change in at least one of the following areas:
      • Sport
      • Environment
      • Health
      • Education
  • Demonstrate capacity for leadership
  • Are addressing key local and/or global issues in their work
  • Have a track record of generating impactful and innovative ideas

Selection process

  • The strongest applicants will be shortlisted by the end of May. Applicants will be contacted individually by a member of the One Young World team if they have been shortlisted.
  • Please note:
    • They cannot guarantee any applicant that they will be shortlisted or that they will secure sponsorship for any shortlisted applicant.
    • Priority will be given to applicants from countries that have been less represented at previous One Young World Summits.
    • Priority will also be given to first-time Summit attendees (not OYW Ambassadors).
    • Due to the overwhelming amount of applications they receive, One Young World is unable to respond to individual emails enquiring about the outcome of the selection process.
    • They do not provide feedback as to why candidates are not selected.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji Islands, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kingdom of eSwatini, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, The Bahamas, The Gambia, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Zambia

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  • Avatar Talent says:

    I am young lady aged 32 who works for a Community Based Organization and which to participate. What are my chances?

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Talent,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Akena elijah says:

    Hello am from Uganda seeking to make my dream come true only if some gives me a hand in order to manifest my dreams through using fashion business to empower 6youth in ghetto to get awareness from drugs ,environmental protection, HIVAids,improve economic standards, promote talent through sports like football as well as community charity out reach programs like cleaning of homesteads,markets I will be happy if my request is put in to consideration

  • Avatar Hawa C. Wilson says:

    I am a young female advocate who provide education for young women and adolescent girls. i recommend that you add my country Liberia next time please to the eligible countries list .

  • Avatar Lameck says:

    I am a young gentle man aged 24 who has the passion and mindset of solving people problems especially my fellow youths by giving them hope and a future.
    If given an opportunity to participate I would exceed your expectations.

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Lameck,

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Joseph Asukenye says:

    Please help the scholarship to study the master of science in biochemistry at Otago university in New Zealand

  • Avatar Phumla says:

    Hi Am Phumla.
    Kindly provide a link for application.

    • Avatar Komal says:

      Hi Phumla,

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Md. Tanvir Hossain says:

    I am Tanvir from Bangladesh .As I am working on Environmental Sustainability it will be a great opportunity for me to learn new thing if I selected.

  • Avatar Arthur says:

    Hello I’m about to apply and I can’t open the website,it’s still 5th may…what time did you close…I’m from Zambia and I really want to apply for this. We are running an NGO

  • Avatar Arthur says:

    Hello I want to apply and I can’t open the link, what’s wrong? It’s still 5th may. I’m from Zambia and We are running an NGO. Thank you

  • Avatar Ram Kumar Rai says:

    I am a young gentleman aged 29 who has the passion and mindset of solving people problems especially youths and students giving them meaningful learning, hope.
    If given an opportunity to participate I would exceed your expectations.

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