Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program 494 views

Type of Funding

Fully funded




Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact is collaborating with One Young World to offer scholarships to 12 young leaders around the world working in health and/or caregiving, to take part in the 2019 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program. The Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact Team aims to support the next generation of global and community-based health leaders to develop the skills and tools they need to drive health and well-being in under-served communities.

The Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program will run from September 2019 to February 2020. As well as attending the 2019 One Young World Summit, Johnson & Johnson Scholars will receive individual coaching from senior Johnson & Johnson executives to further develop their aspiration, strategy and/or initiatives. All J&J OYW scholars are buddied with a team of 2019 J&J delegates over the course of the 6-month program, to help build and strengthen the capacity of the Scholars, through the sharing of their skills and knowledge. As part of this program, scholars will attend the One Young World Summit which will be held in London, UK, from 22 to 25 October 2019.


The One Young World Scholarship enables scholars to:

  • Receive individual coaching with senior Johnson & Johnson leaders
  • Work with 2019 Johnson & Johnson delegates in buddy teams which will support the scholars through the sharing of their skills and knowledge
  • Attend the J&J OYW Program pre-workshop and dinner on 21 October 2019
  • Attendance at the J&J OYW Program debrief session & lunch on 26 October
  • Participate in interactive webinars and conference calls throughout the duration of the Program from September 2019 to February 2020
  • Access the One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom
  • Have the cost of travel to and from London by economy flight covered
  • Be accommodated in a hotel in a single room from 21 to 25 October 2019
  • Receive catering, which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Have their transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue covered and
  • Receive Summit hand-outs and supporting materials.


Applicants must be young leaders working on the frontlines of delivering care and are dedicated to health and care-giving to under-served populations and communities. They can be nurses, midwives, community health workers, doctors, social entrepreneurs, digital health experts, or people working for a social enterprise, medical facility and/or NGO. If selected, health care professionals classified as government officials within their home country will need approval from their employer, and may have to undergo an additional health care compliance approval process by Johnson & Johnson before their scholarship can be confirmed.

Applicants must be available to commit 10% of their time to the program, over the 6-month program period from September 2019 to February 2020. They need to show that they have leadership qualities, and are committed to delivering positive change. They must have an understanding of key local and/or global issues, a track record of generating impactful and innovative ideas, and interest and engagement in sharing and learning from others. They need to be enthusiastic, pro-active, creative, eager to improve, not afraid to change the status quo and are team players, good communicators and good project managers.

Priority will be given to applicants who are making a positive impact within their local community through the delivery of care to vulnerable people, their families and communities.


Applications are to be done online by 6 May 2019.

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