Thursday, February 14, 2019

Professor Muhammad Yunus Scholarship for Bangladesh Youth to attend One Young World Summit 2019 in London, UK

The Yunus Centre is accepting applications for candidates to participate in the One Young World 2019 Summit in London, the United Kingdom from 22 – 25 October 2019. 10 selected candidates from Bangladesh will have the golden opportunity to accompany Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus as a member of his delegation.

The annual One Young World Summit brings together the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organizations. Delegates meet and make lasting connections with peers from almost every industry, sector and country.

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They are looking for young Bangladeshi leaders with a passion for global issues and a track record of making a significant impact. The candidates should be engaged in social entrepreneurship and demonstrate an understanding of local/global issues and a commitment to affecting positive change. The applicant should be proficient in the use of the English language, both written and oral.

Special priority will be given to children of Grameen Bank borrowers and candidates from Grameen sister companies.

In order to apply for this position, the applicant must fulfill all criteria outlined below on the application date:
  • Young professionals with leadership abilities
  • Concern and understanding of local or global issues
  • Commitment to effecting positive change
  • Involvement within the community or have some initiatives in social entrepreneurship
  • Good presence
  • Age 18 – 30
  • Citizen of Bangladesh
  • Proficiency in both English and Bengali
How to Apply:
Submit a CV and motivation letter here.
Selected candidates will need to take part in a written test and interview.
19 April 2019