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Enterprising Futures Scholarship 2024| OYW Summit in Canada | Fully Funded

Opportunity Deadline

March 15, 2024
All Nationalities
Male, Female, Both

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The Enterprising Futures Scholarship 2024 is currently accepting applications. A chosen group of participants will receive free admission to the One Young World Summit in Montreal, Canada, in 2024 thanks to this fully sponsored scholarship. International students can apply for the Enterprising Futures Scholarship Program offered by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. All young entrepreneurs from rural and urban areas are encouraged by the Dutch MFA to apply for the Enterprising Futures Scholarship in Canada. The OYW Summit in Canada can be attended with full funding thanks to the Enterprising Futures Scholarship. All qualified applicants will be chosen for this worldwide scholarship regardless of their gender, race, national origin, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, handicap, or level of education.

Nearly 2 billion young people are expected to be seeking employment and opportunities by 2030, making underemployment and a lack of opportunities one of the most significant socioeconomic and security concerns we now face. Youth unemployment can result in poverty, political instability, violent extremism, and crime. It has also been connected to feelings of social alienation, anxiety, and pessimism. For this reason, solving this growing issue will be essential to building a future that is sustainable, peaceful, and just for all. Local business owners from all around the world can be extremely helpful in doing this by giving people in their areas work and chances for young employment.

Every society is essentially composed of its youth. They can pursue entrepreneurship and work hard to open up new opportunities for themselves and others within their community or culture. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) sponsored this fully paid fellowship to attend the conference in Canada with the goal of assisting the youth of the countries and communities. The goal of the Dutch Ministry is to give young people access to educational and career opportunities. In order to achieve this goal, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Dutch Enterprise Agency (RVO)’s annual scholarship program, the Enterprising Futures Scholarship, in collaboration with One Young World.Young leaders and entrepreneurs from many nations are eligible to apply for the fully financed Enterprising Futures Scholarship in order to attend the yearly One Young World Summit in Montreal, Canada, in 2024. Over 2,000 young leaders from over 190 countries will come together for the global forum for young leaders at the One Young World Summit in Canada in 2024.

The delegates to this OYW Summit 2024 in Montreal will discuss and present solutions to the most important problems of the day with mentors and other senior leaders. Young entrepreneurs will get an unparalleled opportunity to network with the most senior executives in their fields of interest during this international conference in Canada. The Enterprising Futures Scholars will also collaborate on fruitful projects and establish connections with other global changemakers. The goals of this fully funded scholarship in Canada are to: raise awareness of youth unemployment and share best practices; leverage the potential of young people for job creation and highlight their potential as a solution to prosperous societies; and empower young leaders to create sustainable job opportunities in their chosen regions.

This is a great chance for you if you’re young and want to give back to society: OYW Summit 2024 in Montreal, Canada. The One Young World Summit (OYW) in Canada in 2024 is a fantastic chance to bring students from around the world together on a global stage. This is a fantastic chance for youth to make a difference in their community. An international platform for people to work for their societies will be provided by this international conference in Canada. This will be a life-changing chance for you. The Enterprising Futures Scholarship 2024 recipients will go to Montreal to participate in the fully financed One Young World Summit (OYW) delegation.

Benefits of the OYW Summit Enterprising Futures Scholarship 2024:

  • Selected participants will get a chance to attend the 2024 One Young World Summit in Canada for free.
  • The applicant will also get free hotel accommodation for the international summit from 18 September 2024 to 21 September 2024. Furthermore, one night of hotel accommodation will also be provided for the visa application process (if required).
  • The applicant will get the airfare, which includes return flights from the home country to Montreal, Canada, and vice versa.
  • Furthermore, Enterprising Futures Scholars will also incur domestic travel costs to the airport.
  • If applicable, visa costs will also be provided (including visa costs and travel costs required for visa appointments).
  • Transport will also be provided to all the scholars between the summit accommodation and the venue.
  • Applicants will get food, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Applicants will have access to pre-summit sessions (if required).
  • They will get access to additional international events organized by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • OYW Scholars will get a lifetime membership to the OYW community.
  • They will get a chance to receive international recognition.
  • The DMFA Scholarship is an opportunity to visit Canada for free.

Eligibility Criteria for the Enterprising Futures Scholarship 2024 in Canada:

  • Applicant must be between the ages of 18 and 30 by the date of the One Young World 2024 Summit.
  • Applicants should be actively engaged in the fields related to youth employment and job creation, such as entrepreneurs or some similar role. Furthermore, they should be able to demonstrate this.
  • Applicants must be residents and nationals in one of the following countries: Algeria, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Egypt, Iraq (including the Kurdistan region of Iraq), Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mozambique, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Niger, Palestinian Territories, Senegal, Sudan, Somalia, South Sudan, Tunisia, Uganda. Applicants with refugee status are eligible for this DMFA scholarship in Canada.
  • Applicants should understand the English language, as all the programs at the summit will be in English.
  • Applicants must be available for the full duration of the program between 18 and 22 September 2024, as well as pre-and post-program dates.

How to apply?

  • The application process for the One Young World Enterprising Futures scholarship is online.
  • Students will have to fill out a form.
  • The form includes personal information and some questions.
  • Applicants should answer all the questions carefully.
  • Complete all the required information and register yourself.

One Young World Selection Criteria for DMFA Scholarship:

One Young World will evaluate the applications for the fully funded DMFA Scholarship according to the following criteria:

  • A demonstrated commitment of scholars to create a positive impact through entrepreneurship in their communities.
  • Proven leadership ability in their communities.
  • An ability to generate impactful ideas.
  • A concern for local and/or global issues.
  • A capacity for innovation and value-driven problem-solving.
  • An ability to work towards a mutual goal through collaboration and teamwork.

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