One Young World-Holcim Building Tomorrow Scholarship 2024

Conference Scholarship in Sustainable Development
  • Canada, Canada
  • Apply Before : April 7, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 229412
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • No. of Opportunity 5
  • Fields of study Sustainablity
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 Week
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

The One Young World-Holcim Building Tomorrow Scholarship 2024 applications are open for international applicants. This program aims to support young leaders in joining the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) for sustainable development, particularly in urban environments. Through collaboration with One Young World, Holcim seeks to foster discussions, offer real-world insights, and promote responsible deployment of AI technologies.

Holcim is dedicated to innovative progress in building for both people and the planet. Responsible deployment of AI is crucial for sustainable and equitable development, requiring collaborative efforts across sectors to establish regulatory frameworks and ethical guidelines.

The scholarship enables five young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2024 in Montréal, focusing on deploying disruptive AI for sustainable construction, enhancing urban resilience, and ensuring responsible AI deployment in urban development.

Unlocking the potential of artificial intelligence is vital for sustainable urban development in a rapidly changing world. Enhanced efficiency and precision through disruptive technologies can advance the construction industry, but sustainability and resilience must accompany these advancements. AI can contribute to energy optimization, waste reduction, and eco-friendly design, mitigating urban environmental impacts. Addressing climate change requires proactive risk identification and infrastructure fortification.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: 7 April 2024
  • Funding Type: Fully funded scholarship
  • Organizer: One Young World, in partnership with Holcim
  • Eligible Countries: All
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Young leaders aged 18 – 30
  • Focus Area: Sustainable construction, urban resilience, responsible AI deployment
  • Number of Opportunity: Five scholarships available
  • Host Country: Montréal, Canada

Benefits and Financial Aids

Successful applicants will benefit from the program as follows:

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2024 in Montréal, Canada (18 – 21 September)
  • Hotel accommodation in Montréal (17 – 22 October)
  • Economy class travel to and from Montréal
  • All meals covered during the conference days
  • Ground transportation between Summit accommodation and venue
  • Pre-program in Montréal
  • Opportunity to join the Holcim community, expand network, and meet fellow changemakers
  • Guidance and support from Holcim throughout the Summit and beyond

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Age: 18 – 30 years old
  • Demonstrated positive impact in one of the scholarship’s focus areas:
    • Deploying AI technologies for sustainable construction
    • Employing AI solutions for urban resilience
    • Responsible deployment of artificial intelligence in urban development

How to Apply?

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Please refer to the official scholarship website or guidelines for further details and information.

 

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