OFID Scholarships to Attend the 2016 One Young World Summit in Ottawa, Canada (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: August 5th 2016

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is the development finance institution established by the Member States of OPEC in 1976 as a collective channel of aid to the developing countries. OFID works in cooperation with developing country partners and the international donor community to stimulate economic growth and alleviate poverty in all disadvantaged regions of the world.

OFID is a long standing supporter of One Young World and has enabled 100 young leaders to participate in One Young World Summit since 2011. This year OFID will sponsor twenty successful applicants to participate in the One Young World Summit 2016 which takes place in Ottawa, Canada from 28 September – 1 October.

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to apply you must be:

  • Aged 18 – 30
  • A national of one of the listed eligible countries.
Algeria Guatemala Nigeria Syrian Arab Republic
Botswana Iraq Palestinian Territory, Occupied Tanzania, United Republic of
Burkina Faso Jordan Paraguay Tunisia
Cambodia Lebanon Philippines Venezuela
Cameroon Libya Qatar Vietnam
Congo, The Democratic Republic of Malawi Rwanda Zambia
Egypt Mongolia Saudi Arabia
Eritrea Morocco Sierra Leone
Ghana Nicaragua Somalia

Benefits:

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2016 in Ottawa, Canada.
  • Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 28 September and 1 October
  • 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 Ottawa.

Successful candidates will excel in the following areas:

  • Evidenced commitment to the sustainable development of their country. This commitment can come in many forms; ranging from a high level of involvement in community initiatives to social entrepreneurship or from leading responsible business practices to public service.
  • Leadership ability
  • Concern for local or global issues
  • Ability to generate and articulate impactful ideas
  • Teamwork

How to apply

  • Submit an online application in English before midnight 5 August.
  • If you already have a One Young World candidate profile, you do not need to create a new application to apply for this scholarship, you will be considered for it automatically.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the OFID Scholarships to Attend the 2016 One Young World Summit in Ottawa, Canada

14 COMMENTS

  1. Please which address should I send my application to. I am really interested and I am confused about the link to send my application to.

  2. Please I have problem with the registration, when am registering, there is a place that require for registration code and am ignorant with that! Please Sir/Ma, can you solve me out with that?

  3. i am really interested in this opportunity, but i fail to register my self, like i do not understand how to do that,please i need help.

  4. Hi every on, am very and highly thanks the program founders and colleagues, hence during finalized the profile one of the challenge that i had faced changed password, one’s i changed still the problem is going , therefore is quit good f that certain problem help me.

    thanks

  5. i had problems with my application as it required a registration code which i did not have,will try again next time

  6. […] The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is the development finance institution established by the Member States of OPEC in 1976 as a channel of aid to the developing countries. OFID works in cooperation with developing country partners and the international donor community to stimulate economic growth and alleviate poverty in all disadvantaged regions of the world. It does this by providing financing to build essential infrastructure, strengthen social services delivery and promote productivity, competitiveness and trade. OFID’s work is people-centered, focusing on projects that meet basic needs – such as food, energy, clean water and sanitation, healthcare and education – with the aim of encouraging self-reliance and inspiring hope for the future. […]

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