ONE YOUNG WORLD SUMMIT 2024 SUMMIT BUILDING TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP (FULLY FUNDED TO MONTRÉAL, CANADA)

Applications are now open for the 2024 One Young World Summit Summit Building Tomorrow Scholarship. Through real-world case studies, virtual reality experiences, and engaging conversations led by Holcim experts, OYW will focus on broadening the conversation around AI and its uses in promoting sustainability and urban resilience. 

Application Deadline: 7 April 2024

As part of Holcim’s global delegation, the initiative will allow an interdisciplinary cohort of five young leaders to attend the next One Young World Summit 2024 in Montréal (Tiohtià:ke). This scholarship will specifically assist young leaders who are having an influence in any of the following fields:

  • Deploying disruptive AI technologies for sustainable construction e.g. improving operational efficiency, material selection, waste management, environmentally-friendly building designs, or energy efficiency.
  • Employing AI solutions to enhance urban resilience e.g. in disaster prediction and management, traffic management systems, infrastructure maintenance, or climate adaptation planning.
  • Ensuring the responsible deployment of AI in urban development, e.g. by establishing regulatory and policy frameworks, community engagement and awareness initiatives, or fostering interdisciplinary collaboration.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be:

  • Aged 18 – 30*
  • Making a positive impact in one of the scholarship’s three focus areas:
    • Deploying AI technologies for sustainable construction;
    • Employing AI solutions for urban resilience;
    • Responsible deployment of artificial intelligence in urban development.

Benefits for ONE YOUNG WORLD SUMMIT 2024 SUMMIT BUILDING TOMORROW

Scholars will receive

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2024 in Montréal, Canada which takes place from 18 – 21 September.
  • Hotel accommodation in Montréal between 17 – 22 October.
  • Travel to and from Montréal (economy).
  • All meals covered (includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on conference days).
  • Ground transport that may be required between Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
  • Pre-programme in Montréal.

Furthermore, academics will have the exceptional chance to become a part of the Holcim community, grow their network, and interact with driven young changemakers. Throughout the Summit and beyond, Holcim will assist and mentor them.

For More Information and to apply for the One Young World Summit 2024 Summit Building Tomorrow Scholarship. Visit the ONE YOUNG WORLD SUMMIT 2024 SUMMIT BUILDING TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP’S official website.

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