About the Leading Manchester Scholarship 2022
Application are ongoing for the Leading Manchester Scholarship to attend this year’s One Young World Summit which will take place in Manchester, UK from 5 – 8 September. Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport. This scholarship is looking for young leaders who can demonstrate a commitment to building a positive impact on their communities. The Leading Manchester Scholarship proactively welcomes diversity. This means we are looking for people who are doing the best they can within their individual circumstances, to improve the lives of others, no matter their field of interest or expertise.
The Scholarship will enable 30 young people who are living and making an impact in Greater Manchester to attend the One Young World Summit 2022 and join the global One Young World Ambassador Community.
Benefits of the Leading Manchester Scholarship
- Delegate access to the One Young World Summit 2022 which takes place in Manchester, United Kingdom from 5 – 8 September.
- Hotel accommodation close to the Summit venue from 5 – 8 September.
- Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Membership of the One Young World Ambassador community.
Hotel Accommodation is offered on an optional basis should scholars require it.
- United Nations OHCHR Fellowship Program for People of African Descent (Fully-funded)
- Children’s Prize 2022 to Combat Child Mortality ($150,000 grant)
- Trash to Cash Challenge 2022 for a young people, worldwide ($1200)
Eligibility Criteria for the Leading Manchester Scholarship
You should apply for this scholarship if you:
- Are aged 18 – 35.
- Live in Greater Manchester.
- Are keen to learn and expand your network at the One Young World Summit 2022.
- Have a track record of creating positive social or environmental impact in Greater Manchester. We welcome applications from candidates working on a wide range of issues. You could be championing youth mental health or creating job opportunities through entrepreneurship. Perhaps you are supporting people who are homeless or standing up for LGBTQIA+ rights? Maybe you’re tackling food waste or inspiring young people through the arts? You could be creating awareness around a wide set of issues, from climate justice to racial justice. Overall, if you are making a difference in Manchester, this opportunity is for you.
Application Deadline for the Leading Manchester Scholarship
The deadline for application submission is by 10 AM GMT, 14 July 2022
Application process for the Leading Manchester Scholarship
Complete the short application form linked below by 14 July 2022.