Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3 (US$50,000 Grant + Fully Funded to One Young World Summit 2024 in Canada)

Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3 (US$50,000 Grant + Fully Funded to One Young World Summit 2024 in Canada)

Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3 (US$50,000 Grant + Fully Funded to One Young World Summit 2024 in Canada)

The One Young World is providing awards to a small, innovative, youth-led non-profit organisation which aims to solve the climate and health challenges facing young people today.

In addition to the grant, the winner will also receive a fully-funded Scholarship to attend the 2024 One Young World Summit in Montreal, Canada, as well as mentorship by AstraZeneca and inclusion in a development programme through the YHP’s Impact Fellowship.

What they are looking for?

  • A young leader (aged 18-30) working for, or leading, a non-profit organisation with drive and determination to make the world a healthier place for people.
  • Innovative solutions that have the potential to be scaled-up.
  • Non-profit projects that aim to close the equity gap by helping marginalised young people access greater healthcare, while incorporating elements of environmental sustainability and/or stewardship.
  • A locally-led, rights-based approach, which focuses on vulnerable and marginalised youth.
  • Focus on local and/or national advocacy approaches that aim to engage with decision-makers and policy-makers to influence positive legislative change.
  • They invite a wide range of ideas, which could range from developing youth climate advocacy capability and health awareness, promoting carbon-friendly solutions to address health equity issues, support climate-health entrepreneurship, targeting food waste and enabling healthy diets, and beyond.

Funding Information

  • The winning solution will receive:
    • Scholarship to participate in the One Young World Summit 2024
    • A US$50,000 grant from AstraZeneca.
    • 12 months of mentorship from a team of AstraZeneca professionals and partners. The mentorship team will work to accelerate your solution based on the needs of your initiative or organisation, such as:
      • Business strategy
      • Best practices for data collection
      • Monitoring and evaluation
      • Product design
  • The winning individual and their solution will also benefit from:
  • Access to Networks: Participation in the 2024 One Young World Summit and Ambassador Network and access to an Alumni group of other young changemakers who are all passionate about youth health.
  • Access to Development: Structured learning and development offerings to enable you to scale your impact, including both self-directed and live learning. This includes access to the One Youn World Academy, an award-winning mini-MBA programme, and professional training.
  • Access to Funding: All Fellows will be expected to manage a community project to improve youth access to healthcare in their community. The selected organisation will receive a US$50,000 grant to support this effort.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationals of all eligible countries may apply for this scholarship.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a positive impact related to leading climate/health equity projects benefitting youth (aged 10-24).
  • Access to the internet and a device (computer, phone) that will allow them to participate in live, online Fellowship sessions – this will not be provided to Fellows.
  • Proficiency in English (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Ability to fully participate in-person, at the One Young World Summit (17 – 22 September 2024) in Montreal, Canada.
  • Ability to commit to a one-year Fellowship program and attend at least 75% of modules/activities.
  • Ability to lead and manage the implementation and reporting of the non-profit project funded through the Fellowship.
  • Applicants must be founders or leaders of registered non-profit organisations that meet the following criteria:
    • ​​​Have been registered and operational for at least three full years.
    • Have had a total reported income in the last financial year of more than USD$100,000 and less than USD$2,000,000.

Application Deadline: 21-Mar-2024

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