Aug 25, 2020

One Young World Summit 2021 Healthcare Scholarship

  • One Young World
  • Remote
Scholarship or Award   Mental Health Innovation Public Health and Medicine Social Welfare Youth

Opportunity overview

Summit is held in Munich, Germany in April 2021

The Novartis Reimagining Healthcare scholarship supports young social entrepreneurs and their local/global initiatives to help accelerate their leadership journey. This scholarship is for young leaders whose focus is on supporting, advancing, and / or solving issues in the health care space including mental health, like health care professionals, nurses, volunteers of health care organizations, medical students.

Scholars will receive

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2021 in Munich, Germany which takes place from 23 - 26 April.

  • Hotel accommodation during the summit

  • Travel to and from Munich (economy)

  • All meals covered (includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on conference days)

  • Transport between Summit accommodation and the Summit venue

  • Summit hand-outs and support materials

  • Provide a forum to pitch and share your initiatives within the Novartis organization

  • A mentorship program with Novartis employee(s)

  • Pre-summit meeting or lunch with the OYW Novartis delegation

Key Skills and Training

Entrepreneurship and Startups  

Selection Criteria

  • Novartis will select 10 scholars form a shortlist of candidates provided by One Young World.

  • Candidates will be evaluated based on the following:

    • Demonstrated capacity for leadership.

    • Evidenced commitment to delivering positive change within healthcare and health based initiatives.

    • Have a track record of generating impactful and innovative ideas.

    • Addressing key local and/or global health care issues in your work.

    • Having a good understanding of global issues.

    • Skills: collaborator, creative, enthusiastic, challenges the status quo.

A pre-selection of the candidates will be done by OYW based on the above criteria. This shortlist of candidates will be invited for an online leadership test (duration: approx. 1 hour), followed by an interview with Novartis representatives.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aged 18 - 30*

  • Nationals of all countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship

  • Applicants cannot be employed by Novartis

  • Applicants must demonstrate positive impact in the healthcare sector in some capacity

Closing date

Sep 25, 2020