One Young World 2022 Young Health Scholarship Programme

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2022 Young Health Programme Scholarship to Attend the Young World Summit.

The Young Health Programme | One Young World Scholarship aims to identify and empower young leaders who are tackling the burden of NCDs through advocacy, innovation and the delivery of primary health services. Since 2016 the programme has enabled more than 100 young leaders to join the One Young World Community and participate in the annual One Young World Summit.

YHP Scholars are social entrepreneurs, educators, activists, volunteers, health professionals, executives, investors, mentors and much more working in areas as diverse as mental health, primary healthcare, sexual and reproductive health, emergency response, primary and secondary prevention, education and digital platforms.


  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2022 in Tokyo, Japan which takes place from 23 – 26 May.
  • Participation in an exclusive YHP pre and post Summit program.
  • Hotel accommodation in Tokyo.
  • Travel to and from Tokyo (economy).
  • All meals covered (includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on conference days).
  • Transport between Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
  • Discretionary funds to cover reasonable out of pocket expenses connected with getting to and from the Summit.


  • Aged 18 – 30
  • Nationals of all countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship
  • Applicants must demonstrate positive impact related to tackling NCDs

Selection Criteria

One Young World will evaluate applications according to the following criteria:

  • Leadership ability in championing and galvanising stakeholders around their chosen cause or issue.
  • Commitment to addressing health and wellbeing in a local, national or global community, with a specific focus on child and adolescent health and/or disease prevention and/or social determinants of health programming.
  • A capacity for innovation and problem solving that is entrepreneurial and values-driven.
  • Concern for local and global issues.
  • Experience of working towards a shared goal through teamwork and collaboration.
  • A shortlist of candidates identified by One Young World will advance to an assessment process conducted by the YHP.
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Application Process

To apply for the One Young World 2022 Young Health Scholarship Programme, click here.

Deadline: October 14, 2021.

For more information, visit the official site.

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