Opportunity ID 6729
Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
Deadline: 3 May 2019
If you are a young leader who aims to use technology to address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, you can apply to Cambridge Consultants “Code for Good” Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit 2019 and get the three month remote mentoring opportunity and other opportunities.
Organizer: Cambridge Consultant
Targeted group: young leaders applying technology for SDGs
Location: United Kingdom
Firstly the scholarship providers are focusing on understanding the innovation of applicants and how it will help others. The applicants will get three months of mentoring by technical experts to develop your innovation and you will get the following opportunities:
- Remote mentoring for Three months to develop your innovation
- Have the access to development capabilities and laboratories
- Travel to Cambridge (UK) and accommodation for 2 weeks between 7 and 21 October
- Workplace based mentoring and support at our Cambridge (UK) headquarters
- Fully funded participation in the One Young World Summit 2019
- Support in developing, or launching and refining your innovation
About the Scholarship provider
Cambridge Consultants is a world leader in disruptive innovation and technology-based consulting. Established in 1960, our world-class engineers, designers, scientists and consultants solve the world’s most complex engineering, technology and design problems to deliver world-firsts.
Through six decades of innovation, we have demonstrated the power of technology to solve complex problems at scale. This year we’re excited to partner with One Young World to identify and support young leaders who share our belief in the power of technology to alleviate suffering and empower a new generation.
Supporting young people who want to apply technology to address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Applications using data analysis, artificial intelligence, language processing, novel designs for Human Interaction or similar fields are particularly interesting to us. Your innovation can be wholly software, or some large product or service where software is just one of the important parts.
Who is eligible to apply?
If you are a young leader aiming to use technology to address the UN SDGs in Your community/country and demonstrating the following criteria you are eligible to apply:
- Developing expertise in technology, software or design
- A passion for pressing sustainability issues
- A developing concept to apply technology to drive progress on the Sustainable Development Goals
We are particularly keen to connect with innovators working to address Goal 13: Climate Action, but would welcome applications from people working on:
Goal 4: Quality Education
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Goal 14: Life Below Water
Goal 15: Life on Land
*Most One Young World scholars are between the ages of 18 and 30. The One Young World team will consider applications from those who are older than 30, pending demonstration of appropriate personal impact, initiative, and willingness to engage. We are not able to accept applications from those who will be aged under 18 by the date the programme begins (10 June 2019).
How to apply
Application for this scholarship is online. You should apply online before May 3rd, 2019