The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is the development finance institution established by the Member States of OPEC in 1976 as a channel of aid to the developing countries.
This year OFID will sponsor 20 young leaders who are active in international development to participate in the One Young World Summit 2018 which takes place in The Hague, Netherlands from 17 – 20 October.
Access to the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague, Netherlands
Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 17 October and 20 October
Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
Summit hand-outs and support materials.
The cost of travel to and from The Hague.
In addition, to attend the Summit, all OFID scholars will be able to apply for a €5,000 grant to support their development work.
Aged 18 – 30
A national of one of the listed eligible countries. Check the official website to view list.
Eligible Regions: Multiple Region
Successful candidates will excel in the following areas:
Evidenced commitment to the sustainable development of their country. This commitment can come in many forms; ranging from a high level of involvement in community initiatives to social entrepreneurship or from leading responsible business practices to public service.
Concern for local or global issues
Ability to generate and articulate impactful ideas
How to apply
Submit an online application in English before midnight GMT 20 July 2018.
For more information visit here.