Young Health Programme Impact Fellowship by AstraZeneca

Application is currently welcome for AstraZeneca through its Young Health Programme Impact Fellowship 2023 for young leaders to attend Young One Fellowship.

This year, AstraZeneca is going beyond scholarships to deliver a unique YHP Impact Fellowship that provides development opportunities, access to networks, and funding to help the most impactful young health leaders create even more positive change.

By collaborating with One Young World, these inspiring young leaders will attend the One Young World Summit 2023 in Belfast, UK, and receive a $10,000 grant to contribute to a specific project within their eligible non-profit organization. This grant will assist in the development and delivery of effective health promotion programmes, with an emphasis on under-resourced and marginalized communities in low- and middle-income countries. They believe that access to networks, development, and funding will lead to a global health movement led by and for young people. 

For this reason, they are developing a special YHP Impact Fellowship that will allow chosen young non-profit leaders to receive:

  • Access to Networks: Participation in the 2023 One Young World Summit and Ambassador Network, and access to an Alumni group of other young changemakers who are all passionate about NCD prevention 
  • Access to Development: Structured learning and development offerings to enable fellows to scale their impact, including both self-directed and live learning. This includes access to the One Young World Academy, an award-winning MBA program with a University accreditation, and professional training.  

Benefits

Young Health Programme Impact Fellowship by AstraZeneca offers:

  • Full delegate access to the One Young World Summit 2023 in Belfast, United Kingdom, from 2 – 5 October 2023. 
  • Return air travel from your home country to Belfast
  • per diem of up to £48 per day spent travelling to Belfast and on the ‘pre’ and ‘post’ Summit days of 1, 2, and 6 October.  
  • Reimbursement of the UK visitor visa application fee of £105 (if applicable)
  • Return transfer from airport to hotel via public transport
  • Access to the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme Scholarship’s pre-programme on 2 October.
  • Access to AstraZeneca’s YHP Impact Fellowship.
  • Hotel accommodation in Belfast checking
  • A $10,000 USD grant to support the delivery of a 6-12 month NCD prevention focused project.
  • Invitation to join the YHP Alumni Group and network with other young health leaders from around the world, after attending the OYW Summit.
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Eligibility

Young Health Programme Impact Fellowship by AstraZeneca:

  • Aged 18 – 30.
  • Nationals of all non-sanctioned countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Applicants must demonstrate positive impact related to tackling non-communicable-disease among youth. 
  • Access to internet and a device (computer, phone) that will allow them to participate in live, online Fellowship sessions.
  • Applicants must be founders or leaders of registered non-profit organisations that meet the following criteria:
    • Have been registered and operational for at least 3 full years.
    • Operate in under-resourced communities. These are likely to be in low-income or lower-middle income countries or settings.
    • Selected individuals are expected to fully participate in the YHP Impact Fellowship and One Young World Summit. 


Selection Process

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

  • Evidenced commitment to addressing non-communicable diseases 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.
  • Leadership ability in championing and galvanising stakeholders around their chosen cause or issue.
  • 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.
  • Potential for future impact or ability to scale up their work through attendance at the Summit and receiving thee grant. 

Application Process

To apply for Young Health Programme Impact Fellowship by AstraZeneca, click here.

Deadline: March 20, 2023.

For more information, visit the official site.

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