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Calling for young global health leaders: Apply for the 2019 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program

For the third year running, Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact is collaborating with One Young World to offer scholarships to 12 aspiring young leaders across the globe to participate in the 2019 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program. To apply, applicants must be aged 18-30 years and working on the front lines of delivering care, with a passion and commitment to deliver positive change. These can include: nurses, midwives, community health workers, doctors, social entrepreneurs, digital health experts, and those working for a social enterprise, medical facility or a nongovernmental organization.

As well as attending the upcoming One Young World Summit in London, UK (October 22-25), the scholar recipients will receive individual coaching from senior Johnson & Johnson leaders throughout the six-month program (September 2019-February 2020) to further develop their aspiration, strategy and/or initiatives. They will also be buddied with 2019 J&J delegates, participating in the program, to co-create innovative ideas and share best practice.

J&J has been a partner of One Young World since 2013, building young leadership capacity across the globe to change the trajectory of health for humanity. The J&J OYW Scholarship Program was launched in 2017 to further extend the partnership offering, and provide external young health leaders with the opportunity to participate in this six month leadership and capacity building program. To date, 20 scholars from across the globe have taken part in the program, collaborating with their peers to build and strengthen their organisations and initiatives, and develop innovative solutions for some of the world’s most pressing health issues.

To find out more about the selection criteria and to apply for the 2019 J&J OYW Scholarship Program click here. Applications will close on 6 May 2019. (Please note: J&J is not involved in the selection process). 

About the Johnson & Johnson One Young World Partnership

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is committed to empowering young health leaders within our Company and beyond to change the trajectory of health for humanity. Since 2013, J&J has partnered with One Young World (OYW) to provide young leaders with unique opportunities to learn from inspirational world leaders and to debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for some of the world’s most pressing health issues. The partnership is managed by J&J Global Community Impact which supports and champions people on the front lines who are at the heart of delivering care. To date, 166 J&J OYW leaders from across the globe have participated in the J&J OYW program which is part of J&J Talent for Good. More information on the J&J OYW program can be found here