About the Scholarship
Johnson & Johnson is a noble world class healthcare company aspiring to care for the world, one person at a time. Over 130,000 employees in 60 countries are united with a pure aim to help people everywhere live happier lives.
The Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact Team cheers on the people on the front lines at the heart of delivering quality care. The Team leads the global Johnson & Johnson partnership with One Young World and is of the belief that changing the trajectory of health for humanity requires putting people first, in order for communities and health systems to have the ability to address the health needs of the world’s most vulnerable people. Through its global community programs, the team still aims to support the next generation of global and community-based health leaders to develop the skills they need to provide health and well-being in well-deserving communities.
For the fourth year in a row, the Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact is collaborating with One Young World in offering scholarships to 12 aspiring young health leaders across the globe to participate in the 2021 virtual Johnson & Johnson, One Young World Program.
Centred around the One Young World Summit 2021, the program provides an opportunistic learning experience which covers:
1. Access to virtually attend the One Young World Summit 2021 in Munich
2. Participation in the 2021 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Program.
3. A six-month participation in an accelerated learning and development program including global kick off, virtual learning sessions and global ScopeAthons (working and learning with other NGOs and or social enterprises to create practical, feasible and innovative solutions in the fields of climate change, and many more).
4. Individual coaching with senior Johnson & Johnson leaders.
Buddy Team support: the teams of 2021 Johnson & Johnson OYW delegates are called buddy teams, and they offer support to scholars pre, during and post Summit in furthering their aspiration and creating innovative solutions on pre-defined needs.
Selection & Eligibility Criteria
- Persons aged 18 – 30 are to apply
- Citizens of all countries are eligible to participate in the program.
- Young leaders from non-governmental organisations, social enterprises, community-based organisations or individual entrepreneurs who are making a positive impact within their local community through the delivery services that benefit those in need in their communities. This may include activities undertaken by all healthcare workers, family caregivers and healthcare professional trainees (clinical and non-clinical).
- Health Care Professionals who are classified as Government Officials within their home country will need approval from their employer. Important: Selected scholars must be available to commit 10% of their time to the program, over the stipulated 6-month period (March 2021 – August 2021).
- Demonstrated capacity for leadership.
- Evidenced commitment to delivering positive change.
- Understanding of key local and/or global issues.
- Track record of generating impactful and innovative idea Interest and engagement in sharing and learning from others.
Skills: enthusiastic, pro-activeness, creative mind, ability to improve, courage in making changes, skilled team player, good communication ability and effective project management skills.
A shortlist of candidates will be contacted in December 2020 by our team and asked to submit a video, a personal statement and a letter of reference.
Shortlisted candidates will be called to participate in a video interview with One Young World in January 2021.
All candidates will be contacted in February 2021.
The selection process is conducted by One Young World, Johnson & Johnson are not involved in the selection of candidates for this scholarship.
Application Deadline: 5:00pm GMT 27 November 2020
Applicants between the age of 18 and 30 are welcome. The One Young World team will consider applications from people above 30 years old, pending demonstration of personal impact in local communities, initiative, and willingness to engage. Applications from applicants under 18 at the time of the Summit.
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