One Young World Young Health Programme Scholarship in UK 2021

Applications are currently open for the One Young World Young Health Programme Scholarship in the UK for the 2021/22 academic year.

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.

This scholarship is powered by and delivered in partnership with AstraZeneca’s Young Health Programme. The YHP is a core part of AstraZeneca’s sustainability ambition to use its capabilities to make a meaningful impact where society needs it – health. The YHP is a disease prevention programme with a unique focus on young people aged 10 to 24 living in vulnerable and under-resourced settings around the world. The YHP addresses the primary risk factors – tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, physical inactivity, unhealthy diet and exposure to air pollution – that contribute to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – cancers, diabetes, heart and respiratory diseases and mental ill-health.

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Worth of Award

  • 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 programme.
  • Hotel accommodation in Tokyo from 21 – 26 May.
  • 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. Reimbursement for these can be claimed by scholars after the Summit.

Eligibility

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

All applications for the One Young World Young Health Programme should be made online via the official website.

Deadline: The application deadline is October 14th, 2021.

Click here for more details and to apply

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