Politician of the Year Award at One Young World Summit 2018

  • Apply Before : July 28, 2018

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 3600
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

Are you a young Politician? Does your work have great impact in your community? Do you want to participate in an international Summit gathering young leaders from all over the world? If yes, apply to Politician of the Year Award.

Award Overview

One Young World has offered 5 Politicians of the Year award to increase the engagement of the young people in politics. As young people in most countries are disconnected from the political process, this award is designed to recognize the young politicians with great impact in their community and highlight their work which are making a positive change in the lives of other young people.

Details of the award


Deadline to apply: July 15, 2018

Result notification: after July 30, 2018

Number of award: 5

Awarding location: The Hague, the Netherlands

One Young World Summit Date: October 17-20, 2018

The Award Benefits:

The successful candidate will receive

  • Receive an award in the summit
  • Participate in the One young World Summit in Netherlands
  • Receive hotel accommodation
  • Meal 3 times a day
  • Free transport between summit and hotel
  • Summit materials
  • Travel cost from home country to the Netherlands and back to home country

Who can apply to Politician of Year Award?

The applicant or nominee must

  • No citizenship restriction
  • Be between Age of 18 and 35
  • Have held elected or appointed office at any political level such as local, national or supranational
  • Have a tangible impact on Young people in their communities
  • Be able to state or highlight how political participation is important to bring a positive change in a community

  Related: Apply to UN Correspondent Award

How to apply?

Applicants can nominate themselves or nominate someone else online.

Nominate Someone 

 Nominate yourself

Related: Apply to OFID Development Leaders Scholarship for One Young World Summit

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