Applications open for Z Zurich Foundation Scholarship 2024

Deadline Date: March 20, 2024

Donor Name: One Young World

Grant Size: Not Available

The One Young World is seeking applications for the Z Zurich Foundation Scholarship to focus on helping disadvantaged communities to adapt a changing climate.

They are building a global community dedicated to improving the mental well-being of young people, and they are providing youth with the skills, education and resources they need to reach their full potential.

The Z Zurich Foundation Scholarship 2024 will allow 30 young leaders working on prevention-focused mental well-being projects, adaptation-focused climate resilience projects, or projects enabling social equity through education, employability or entrepreneurship solutions, to participate in the One Young World Summit 2024, which takes place in Montréal, Canada, from 18 – 21 September.


  • Scholars will receive
    • Access to the One Young World Summit 2024 in Montréal.
    • Access to additional scholarship programming organised by Z Zurich Foundation. This programming is likely to include pre and post-One Young World Summit sessions, including opportunities to meet and learn with the wider Z Zurich Foundation delegation, and an impact-focused development day on the Sunday (22 September) of conference week.
    • Hotel accommodation in Montréal between 17 and 23 (inclusive) September.
    • Return air travel.
    • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    • Ground transportation between Summit venues in Montréal.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aged 18 to 30 at the time of the One Young World Summit 2024.
  • Passion for local and global issues.
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating positive change.
  • Willingness to engage and collaborate with fellow scholarship recipients and Zurich employees who are also attending the Summit.
  • Demonstrated impact in a field aligned with the work of the Z Zurich Foundation namely:
    • Improving Mental Wellbeing
    • Enabling Social Equity
    • Adapting to Climate Change

For more information, visit One Young World.

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