Ilia Calderon Scholarship to Attend One Young World Summit 2023 in the Belfast, UK

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  • United Kingdom, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Apply Before : April 17, 2023
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 2
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 2 5 October 2023
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

Scholarship applications for the Ilia Calderon Scholarship to attend One Young World (OYW) Summit 2023 in Belfast, UK, are now open to international applicants.

After two years of the Ilia Calderon Scholarship success in 2021 and 2022, One Young World (OYW) has again partnered with the Jang Calderon Family Foundation. The partners provide scholarships to support young Afro-descendant or Indigenous leaders in the Caribbean and Latin America. The Ilia Calderon Scholarship will choose and pay 2 Afro-descendant or Indigenous leaders to travel to Belfast, UK to attend the One Young World Summit 2023. Usually, applicants should be between 18 and 30, leading innovative and impactful initiatives.

Important Details

  • Organized By: One Young World (OYW)
  • Funded By: Jang Calderon Family Foundation
  • Application Deadline:17 April 2023
  • Summit Duration:2-5 October 2023
  • Summit Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Funding Type: Fully Funded
  • Eligible Countries: Argentina, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Venezuela, Mexico, Nicaragua, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Guyana, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Bolivia, Chile, Trinidad and Tobago, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Brazil.

Benefits of the Ilia Calderon Scholarship

The Ilia Calderon Scholarship will cover the following costs and terms:

  • Free entrance to the One Young World Summit 2023 in Belfast
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Private rooms accommodation from 2 October to 5, 2023
  • Economy class international round-trip transport to Belfast
  • Domestic economy-class transportation to the airport
  • Public transport between the Summit venue and accommodation in Belfast
  • Meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, during the days of the event
  • Translation service from English to Spanish in the plenary sessions, welcome ceremony, and closing.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • The age limit is between 18 and 30 years.
  • Have citizenship of the eligible countries listed above.

Evaluation Criteria for the Ilia Calderon Scholarship

The selection committee will consider the following points to evaluate the candidates:

  • Applicant’s commitment and potential benefit for the territories or communities to which they belong
  • Relevance of the initiatives they lead or in which they have participated
  • Prove leadership skills
  • Address local or global problems in their territory or community
  • Show a track record of generating innovative and impactful ideas
  • Motivation to participate in One Young World

How to Apply for Ilia Calderon Scholarship?

The application procedure for this scholarship is online, and applicants can apply by entering the link below.


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Please visit the One Young World official announcement for detailed information about the Ilia Calderon Scholarship.

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