Peaceful Futures Scholarship to Attend the One Young World Summit 2022 (Fully-funded to Tokyo, Japan)

Peaceful Futures Scholarship to Attend the One Young World Summit 2022 (Fully-funded to Tokyo, Japan)

Deadline: November 25, 2021

Applications are invited for the Peaceful Futures Scholarship to Attend the One Young World Summit 2022. The Peaceful Futures Scholarship has been established to identify and amplify the voices of young leaders who undertake exemplary work to end youth violence and create a peaceful future for their peers and subsequent generations.

Peaceful Futures Scholars will participate in the One Young World Summit 2022 in Tokyo, Japan. During the Summit they will hear and be heard by peers from 190+ countries as well as senior political, business and humanitarian leaders.

Following the Summit Scholars will join the One Young World Ambassador community of 13,000 plus young leaders in 190+ countries. Between Summits, the One Young World Community participate in an ongoing program of opportunities including caucuses, funding, peer-to-peer mentoring, media exposure, and speaking engagements. In addition, scholars will be invited to play an ongoing role in the Citizens of our Planet’s ongoing efforts to tackle violence as members of the organisation’s steering committee on the subject.


Scholars will receive:

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2022 in Tokyo, Japan which takes place from 16 – 19 May.
  • Participation in an exclusive Citizens of our Planet pre and post Summit program;
  • Hotel accommodation in Tokyo from 15 – 19 May.
  • Travel to and from Tokyo (economy);
  • All meals covered (includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on conference days);
  • Transport between Summit accommodation and the Summit venue;
  • Permanent membership of the One Young World Ambassador Community.


  • Applicants should be aged 18 – 30;
  • Nationals of all countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Applicants must demonstrate positive impact related to tackling youth violence.

Selection Criteria

  • One Young World will evaluate these applications according to the following criteria:
    • Evidenced commitment to reducing youth violence in communities around the world, particularly where it affects marginalised communities. Relevant impact may include:
      • Educational interventions.
      • Efforts to address root causes such as income inequality.
      • Preventative programmes focussing on at-risk youth.
      • Interventions that build cohesion between groups in conflict.
    • Leadership ability in championing and galvanising stakeholders around their chosen cause or issue.
    • A capacity for innovation and problem solving that is entrepreneurial and values-driven.
    • Concern for local and global issues.
    • Experience of working towards a shared goal through teamwork and collaboration.
  • Citizens of our Planet will select 6 scholarship recipients from a shortlist provided by One Young World.


Most delegates are between the age of 18 and 30. The One Young World team will consider applications from those who are older than 30, pending demonstration of appropriate personal impact, initiative, and willingness to engage. They are not able to accept applications from those who will be aged under 18 at the time of the Summit.

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For more information, visit Peaceful Futures Scholarship.