One Young World – Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship 2023 | APPLY NOW

Applications for the Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship 2023 is Open! The National Board of One Young World Colombia, in alliance with One Young World (OYW), is pleased to announce the Jóvenes Líderes Colombia  Scholarship 2023.

One Young World - Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship 2023
One Young World – Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship 2023

It is a fully-funded scholarship program that offers an incredible chance for Colombian youth to showcase their initiatives on a global platform, alongside activists, humanitarian leaders, and entrepreneurs.

Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship

The Jóvenes Líderes Colombia Scholarship 2023 edition, focuses on recognizing and supporting Colombian organizations that empower and uplift the country’s young leaders.

The scholarship particularly seeks to highlight projects with demonstrable impacts in the categories of Education, Climate Crisis, or Reconciliation and Transformation. In a nutshell, the scholarship aims to drive positive change in Colombia.

About One Young World

For over a decade, One Young World has been at the forefront of identifying, nurturing, and connecting the world’s top young leaders. This global community provides a platform for young change-makers to come together, share ideas, and collaborate on projects that tackle pressing global challenges.

The Jóvenes Líderes Colombia Scholarship 2023, is One Young World’s step towards empowering and elevating the young leaders of Colombia.

Benefits of the Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship

The One Young World Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship offers numerous benefits to the selected candidates. These benefits have been outlined below:

  • Successful applicants will gain access to a global gathering of young leaders, where they can network, collaborate, and learn from renowned experts in various fields.
  • Participants will get to enjoy delicious meals provided throughout the summit, ensuring they have the energy to fully engage in the activities and discussions.
  • Accommodation will be provided that is, a comfortable lodging in Belfast from 2 to 5 October 2023, allowing participants to fully immerse themselves in the summit’s atmosphere.
  • Travel to the summit destination in Belfast, with transportation arranged in tourist class for the Participant’s convenience.
  • All Costs associated with the application for the Colombian passport will be covered If you don’t have a Colombian passport, the scholarship covers the expenses related to obtaining one.
  • Provision of International travel insurance
  • All Costs associated with the UK visa application will also be covered. :
  • Enjoy Spanish translation services during the opening ceremony, plenary sessions, and closing ceremony to ensure inclusivity and understanding.
  • Receive a per diem allowance to cover your expenses during the summit for a comfortable and worry-free experience.
  • Enjoy convenient transportation within Belfast during the summit, ensuring you can navigate the city easily.

Eligibility Criteria for Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship

To be eligible for the Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship, applicants must meet the conditions below:

  • Age: a minimum of 18 years and 35 years maximum.
  • Nationality and Residence: Be a national of Colombia and currently reside in Colombia.
  • Commitment to Positive Change: Demonstrate a strong commitment to achieving positive change in your community and beyond.
  • Existing Project: Manage an existing project that addresses a significant issue and has the potential for impact and scalability.
  • Effective Leadership: Showcase your ability to work effectively as a team and leadership skills that have a positive and scalable impact.
  • Communication Skills: Possess excellent communication skills to articulate your project effectively and clearly.
  • No Prior Participation: Have not previously participated in One Young World events.

How to Apply

Qualified Candidates should Visit the One Young World website at  to access the application portal.

From the application page, you will find more details and instructions on how to proceed with your application.

Evaluation Criteria

The selection process for the One Young World Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship will consider the following:

  • Leadership Ability
  • Impact of the Project
  • Motivation Letter

Application Deadline

The deadline for submitting applications for the One Young World Young Leaders Colombia Scholarship is July 24, 2023.



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