Apply for Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019

Deadline: 25 May 2019

Applications are open for the Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019 to engage and empower young people with information so that they can make healthy choices today that will lead to better health later in life.

This year, AstraZeneca is collaborating with One Young World to offer 18 scholarships to inspiring young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The successful scholars will join 7 other YHP youth delegates who are already involved with the programme, as peer educators, advocates, NGO partners or community youth leaders. In addition to attending the Summit, YHP scholars will participate in a pre-Summit workshop to meet the delegation, share information about their background and get prepared for what will be an incredible experience in London.

Benefits

  • Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 21 and 25 (inclusive) October, 2019
  • The cost of travel to and from London (flights in economy)
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue
  • Summit hand-outs and support materials
  • Access to Youth Health Programme pre-Summit workshop
  • Discretionary funds to cover reasonable out of pocket expenses connected with getting to and from the Summit (these can be claimed by Scholars after the Summit)​

Eligibility Criteria

They are looking for young people (aged 18 – 30) who work for or are involved with a non-governmental organisation, social enterprise, community based organization, or who are individuals making an impact through advocacy activities or direct programming related to fighting the burden of non-communicable diseases. In particular this scholarship seeks to support young leaders making an impact in at-least one of the following areas:

  • Tackling tobacco use and alcohol consumption
  • Increasing physical activity and exercise
  • Improving diet and nutrition
  • Raising awareness of mental health and supporting people with mental health problems
  • Tackling pollution and improving air quality

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit link.

  • Avatar Hawa C. Wilson says:

    Thanks for such an amazing opportunity or platform. i am an advocate , who work directly with young women and adolescent girls through health and educational program. basically, our health program focus on Sexual Reproductive Health and rights . How do i or my organization benefits from your program?

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Hawa C. Wilson,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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