One Young World is committed to ensuring that the opportunity to attend the Summit is available to the world’s young leaders, regardless of their ability to pay.

We are working with our partners to create further scholarship opportunities suitable for candidates with a range of backgrounds, skill sets and nationalities. New scholarship opportunities will be announced on this page during the months before the Summit.


Available Scholarships

Nominating Supporters

One Young World works with a wide network of partners and supporters to ensure that the brightest young leaders from around the world are able to participate in the annual Summit.

We would like to thank our network of nominating supporters for making active nominations of high-calibre individuals who would be deserving of a place to attend the One Young World Summit for our Scholarship opportunities.

Interested in joining our network of nominating supporters? Please contact us via

We are Pacific Climate Warriors working across Oceania to share our truths as people on the front-lines of Climate Change and as Warriors at the forefront of Climate Action. Our aim is to create spaces and platforms to uplift our people and to empower our youth.

The African Caribbean and Pacific Young Professionals Network’s (ACP YPN) provides a platform for young people to play an active role in policy-making processes, in line with SDG16.

Atlas Corps is a global network of social change leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s critical social issue. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to social change in 12 to 18 month, professional fellowships at organizations (like Ashoka, American Express, CARE, and World Vision) to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global changemakers. Our network of Fellows includes more than 600 leaders from 88 countries and 220 Host Organizations.

The Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) is the officially recognized voice of more than 1.2 billion young people of the Commonwealth. It is the largest and most diverse youth-led organization in the world. CYC plays an integral role in advancing the youth development agenda and co-ordination of activities and policies of the Commonwealth in the field of youth. The council works for and represents the voice of all young people within the 52 Commonwealth nations.

Connect4Climate is a global partnership program launched by the World Bank Group and the Italian Ministry of Environment, joined by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, that takes on climate change by promoting solutions and empowering people to act.

Since 1990, EARTH University’s innovative educational approach has been preparing young people from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and other regions to contribute to the sustainable development of their home communities while constructing a prosperous and just global society. EARTH offers a world-class scientific and technological education emphasizing ethical entrepreneurship and strong socio-environmental commitment.

Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Through its Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests deeply in their success to accelerate their impact.

Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) Youth & Student Organisation (IGLYO) is the largest LGBTQI youth and student network in the world, with over 95 members in 40+ countries.

Liberty in North Korea is an international NGO that works with North Korean refugees and a global movement of supporters to bring forward change and opening in the most closed and repressive state in the world.

Open Dreams is a US-registered NGO that helps high achieving students from low-income backgrounds in Africa to pursue higher education abroad. Founded in 2013, Open Dreams has helped dozens of students from across sub-Saharan Africa to secure full scholarships in the United States, Canada, South Africa, Mauritius, Russia, Turkey, and beyond.

Peace News is a global news site which provides alternative stories to mainstream media from conflict zones around the world. Peace News is committed to bringing viewers positive stories of peace-building projects in countries often portrayed only for their violence.

The Resolution Project has been identifying and activating young social entrepreneurs since 2007 through a robust Fellowship program that provides funding, mentorship, and access to world-class resources to promising undergraduate students. Over 350 Resolution Fellows, in 70 countries and across the United States, have launched more than 200 innovative ventures to address pressing social issues from education to climate change.

SDSN Youth is a network that educates young people about the Sustainable Development Goals and provides opportunities for them to pioneer innovative solutions to the world's biggest challenges. It creates platforms for young people to connect, collaborate and integrate their ideas and perspectives in order to implement the SDGs.

Search for Common Ground works in over 35 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative solutions. Our global peacebuilding and conflict transformation efforts prevent and end violent conflict before, during and after a crisis by building peaceful interactions between adversaries. We implement dialogue, community and media projects to bridge the divide between adversaries and find collaborative solutions to common issues.

Sparknews is an innovative and impactful ecosystem builder that raises awareness on the SDGs and encourages everyone to take action. To do so, Sparknews works with a network of 80 prestigious newspapers across the globe & develops dedicated programs for big corporations to foster the positive transformation of the society and the economy.

Sustainia is a sustainability advisory group and digital studio working to accelerate action towards a sustainable future. We work with people who are changing the world for the better, helping them integrate sustainability into their core by developing cutting-edge strategies, building engaging digital solutions, and amplifying their messages with impact.

UNLEASH is a global innovation lab gathering 1,000 new talents every year until 2030 to co-create new innovative and scalable solutions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). All participants run through an intensive facilitated innovation process and get access to the UNLEASH community and eco-system after the event to support the implementation of their solutions.

Advocating for the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women everywhere.

Young Leaders Program • Global Conference • Gender Equality

Women Who Code is a global 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We provide an avenue into tech, empower women with skills needed for professional advancement, and provide environments where networking and mentorship are valued. The organization has executed more than 4,200 events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 80,000, and has a presence in 20 countries.

Young Arab Leaders (YAL) empowers the next generation of leaders in the Arab World by developing a strong network of Arab industry leaders who serve as mentors to young entrepreneurs, business delegates and university students. We’re building a powerful community of Arab Leaders which aims to create a positive impact on socio-economic challenges in the region such as unemployment and quality education.

ISD’s Youth Civil Activism Network (YouthCAN) is the leading global youth counter-extremism network. YouthCAN unites almost 1,300 young activists, creatives and tech entrepreneurs in over 125 countries to amplify efforts to counter extremism worldwide.