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Bourse d'études pour réfugiés 2023
One Young World - Scholarship for refugees 2023

Refugee Scholarship 2023 , The One Young World is delighted to launch its Refugee Scholarship 2023 programme to improve the inclusion of young leaders from refugee backgrounds.

Important dates : Publication date : 26 May 2023

Deadline: 12 June 2023

Name of donor : One Young World

Amount of the grant : Not available

Category: Exchange

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  • The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has announced that for the first time, more than 100 million people have been forcibly displaced as a result of new and pre-existing conflicts. Aggravated by economic insecurity, climate crisis and political instability, the refugee crisis looks set to worsen over the coming decades. At the heart of this challenge are people living in precarious conditions with an uncertain future. Measures must be taken to end the refugee crisis, drawing on the resources of a wide range of sectors, from local government and civil society organisations to national and multilateral governing bodies.
  • As a global community of young leaders, One Young World is passionate about developing the capabilities of young leaders from all backgrounds. The scholarship will enable young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2023 taking place in Belfast, UK. As well as attending the Summit, each scholarship holder will join the One Young World Ambassador community, giving them access to an ongoing programme of mentoring, educational events, conferences and funding opportunities.
The grant holders will receive
  • Delegate access to the One Young World Summit 2023 in Belfast, UK, from 2 to 5 October.
  • Hotel accommodation in Belfast from 1 to 5 October.
  • Meals and catering throughout the Summit.
  • Back to Belfast.
  • Permanent member of the One Young World Ambassador community.
Eligibility criteria Refugee Scholarship 2023 
  • Must be a refugee or have direct personal experience of forced displacement.
  • 18 - 35 years, date of the One Young World Summit 2023.
  • Proven leadership capacity (role models) in their communities.
  • Value-driven innovation and problem-solving.
  • An ability to generate and articulate powerful ideas.
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating a positive impact for refugee communities. Examples may include:
    • Improving access to education.
    • Job creation or skills training.
    • A plea.
    • Commitment to sport.
    • Improving access to healthcare.
    • The fight against poverty.
  • Fellows will be selected by One Young World from public applications and nominations from the fellowship's supporting partners.

For more information, please visit One Young World .


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