The Pfizer – One Young World Scholarship has been established to recognize the outstanding actions of young people to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on society.
50 scholars will receive digital access to the One Young World Summit 2021 from 22 – 25 July. In addition, scholars will join the One Young World Ambassador community, a network of 12,000+ changemakers in more than 190 countries.
This scholarship is intended for young leaders who have demonstrated impact in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and advancing health education and access.
Coverage of One Young World Scholarships
- Membership of the One Young World Ambassador community.
- Digital access to the One Young World Summit 2021 from 22 to 25 July 2021.
- Participation in unique sessions including meetings with Pfizer executives.
Eligibility for One Young World Scholarships
This one-world scholarship is intended for young leaders aged 18 – 30* who have demonstrated impact in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and/or advancing health education and access. Relevant impact includes:
- Raising awareness of COVID-19 risks and contributing to community safety.
- Providing healthcare to COVID-19 patients.
- Advocating for public policies which protect vulnerable populations and advance health equity.
- Initiatives that combat the secondary impacts of the pandemic e.g. responding to increases in unemployment.
- Digital solutions to enhance access to education and access to healthcare.
The scholarship welcomes applications from candidates from a variety of professional backgrounds including; healthcare practitioners, social entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs, charity leaders, academics, and community activists.
In addition to these criteria, successful candidates will demonstrate a willingness to engage with Pfizer professionals. Nationals of all countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Steps to apply for One Young World Scholarship
Submit the application form below before 10:00 am BST on 15 June 2021. Please note that applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are strongly encouraged. Final Application Deadline: 10:00 AM BST, 15 June 2021.
Early applications are advised.
*Most delegates are between the age of 18 and 30. The One Young World team will consider applications from those who are older than 30, pending demonstration of appropriate personal impact, initiative, and willingness to engage. We are not able to accept applications from those who will be aged under 18 at the time of the Summit.