OFID Development Leaders Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit 2017


Deadline: 20 June 2017
Venue:  Bogota, Colombia
Conference dates: 4-7 October 2017

Brief Description:

OFID is a long standing supporter of One Young World and has enabled more than 150 young leaders to participate in the One Young World Summit since 2011.  This year, OFID will sponsor 16 young leaders (including five Colombian nationals who also reside in Colombia) who are active in international development to participate in the One Young World Summit 2017 which takes place in Bogotá, Colombia from 4 – 7 October.

Host Institution(s):



One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia

Number of Scholarships:


Target Group:

Nationals of eligible developing countries

Scholarship Value/Inclusions:

  • • Access to the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia
  • • Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 4 October and 7 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 Bogotá.


In order to apply you must be:

  • • Aged 18 – 30
  • • A national of one of the listed eligible countries. Refer to the official website to view the list.
  • • Please note that five of the places available are reserved for Colombian nationals who also reside in Colombia.

Application Instructions:

To apply, you must submit an online application in English before midnight 20 June 2017.

It is important to  visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application portal and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.oneyoungworld.com/ofid-development-leaders-scholarship-2017


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