All Bar None Scholarship to attend the 2018 One Young World Summit in The Hague, The Netherlands (Fully Funded)

All Bar None scholarships 2018

Application Deadline: Monday 2 April 2018, 12PM GMT

All Bar None is an initiative designed to ensure that outstanding young people from every country in the world are represented at the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague.

All Bar None have selected 125 countries that have been less well represented at previous One Young World Summits. Through All Bar None, we will work closely with our partners and sponsors to find sponsorship for one young leader from each of these countries to attend the Summit in The Hague.

One Young World was founded in 2009 by David Jones and Kate Robertson. OYW stage an annual Summit where the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations are joined by world leaders, acting as the One Young World Counsellors.

At the Summit, delegates debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces. At past Summits delegates were joined by a line-up of Counsellors that included Justin Trudeau, Emma Watson, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Sir Bob Geldof, Kofi Annan, Sir Richard Branson, Meghan Markle, Professor Muhammad Yunus, Jamie Oliver, Jack Dorsey and Mary Robinson.

After each Summit, the delegates, who are then known as One Young World Ambassadors, work on their own initiatives or lend the power of the One Young World network to those initiatives already in existence. Of those in employment, many return to their companies and set about creating change from within, energising their corporate environment.

Eligibility Requirements:

You are eligible for All Bar None sponsorship if you can answer ‘yes’ to the following questions:

  • Are you aged 18-30?
  • Do you have a passion for world issues and evidenced commitment to making a positive change?​
  • Are you a national (passport holding citizen) of one of the 125 countries listed below?
Afghanistan Albania Andorra Angola
Antigua and Barbuda Armenia Azerbaijan Bahamas
Bahrain Barbados Belize Benin
Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana
Brunei Darussalam Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon
Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Comoros
Congo, Republic of the (Congo-Brazzaville) Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Côte d’Ivoire Croatia
Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Fiji
Finland Gabon The Gambia Georgia
Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau
Guyana Haiti Honduras Iceland
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iraq Israel Jamaica
Kazakhstan Kiribati Kosovo Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Lao People’s Democratic Republic Latvia Lesotho
Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Luxembourg
Macedonia, Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia
Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands
Mauritania Mauritius Micronesia, Federated States of Moldova, Republic of
Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Mozambique
Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nicaragua
Niger Oman Palau Palestinian Territory, Occupied
Papua New Guinea Paraguay Qatar Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa
San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Seychelles
Sierra Leone Slovenia Solomon Islands South Sudan
Sudan Suriname Swaziland Syria
Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Timor-Leste Togo
Tonga Tunisia Turkmenistan Tuvalu
Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Yemen


  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague, the Netherlands.
  • Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 17 October and 20 October 2018.
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
  • Summit hand-outs and support materials.
  • The cost of travel to and from The Hague. Your flight to and from The Hague must depart from and return to one and the same international airport.

Please note that if you are ultimately selected for a Scholarship and require a visa to enter The Netherlands to attend the One Young World Summit 2018, you will be required to pay a Schengen visa fee yourself. The Schengen visa costs €60 EUR plus the applicable service charge of your local visa application centre. The costs of the visa and the applicable service charge as well as any further costs associated with the visa application (including travel to and from the visa application centre) fall on you as the participant.

Application Procedure:

The strongest applicants from each eligible country will be shortlisted between 2 and 27 April and we will work to secure sponsorship for at least one person from each eligible country. You will be contacted individually by a member of the One Young World team after 27 April if you have been shortlisted. Please note that we cannot guarantee any applicant that they will be shortlisted or that we will secure sponsorship for any shortlisted applicant.

Please note that, due to the overwhelming amount of applications we receive, One Young World is unable to respond to individual emails enquiring about the outcome of the All Bar None selection process.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the All Bar None Scholarship to attend the 2018 One Young World Summit


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