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The bp Net Zero Funding for One Young World Summit 2021 in Munich, Germany


Deadline:

July 01, 2020


Opportunity Cover Image - The bp Net Zero Funding for One Young World Summit 2021 in Munich, Germany

ABOUT THIS SCHOLARSHIP

The world’s carbon budget is finite and running out fast; at bp we know the world needs a rapid transition to net zero. We all want energy that is reliable and affordable, but that is no longer enough. It must also be cleaner. This will require nothing short of reimagining energy for people and our planet.

bp has set an ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero. This means dramatically reducing carbon in the company’s operations and production while growing new low carbon businesses, products and services. 

As bp heads towards net zero, we are committed to listening to, learning from and working with others. That’s why bp is pleased to support the Net Zero Scholarship, a programme to identify and engage with young innovators who are reimaging energy for people and planet today.

Scholarship recipients will join bp’s delegation to the 2021 One Young World Summit in Munich, where they will meet and exchange ideas with peers from across the business. The scholarship seeks candidates making an impact in one of the following areas:

  • Advocating for progressive climate policies
  • Enhancing current decarbonised energy technologies such as solar and wind
  • Improving access to energy
  • Innovating to reduce emissions in households, cities and industries

NET ZERO SCHOLARS WILL RECEIVE:

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2021 in Munich
  • Hotel accommodation between 21 - 26 April 2021
  • The cost of travel to and from Munich
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Ground transportation between Summit venues
  • Access to bespoke bp programming including: pre-Summit briefing, a bp buddy from the company’s internal delegation and a post-Summit feedback session.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Candidates must be:

  • Aged 18 - 30*
  • Nationals of all countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship

One Young World will assess candidates based on their:

  • Evidenced commitment to delivering positive change
  • Demonstrated capacity for leadership
  • Understanding of key local and/ or global issues
  • Track record of generating impactful and innovative ideas
  • One Young World will actively seek and prioritse candidates who are making an impact in at least one of the following areas
    • Enhancing current decarbonised energy technologies such as solar and wind
    • Improving access to energy
    • Innovating to reduce emissions in households, cities and industries
    • Advocating for proressive climate policies

The Summit

The annual One Young World Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. Delegates from 190+ countries are counselled by influential political, business and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Meghan Markle, amongst many other global figures.

Delegates participate in four transformative days of speeches, panels, networking and workshops. All delegates have the opportunity to apply to give keynote speeches, sharing a platform with world leaders with the world’s media in attendance. As well as listening to keynote speakers, delegates have the opportunity to challenge world leaders, interact and be mentored by influencers. Delegates make lasting connections throughout the Summit, celebrating their participation at social events and the unforgettable Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

The Summit will take place from 23 - 26 April 2021, where over 1,800 young leaders from 190+ countries will gather across the city’s well-known venues, including Olympiapark, Olympiahalle, and BMW Welt. 

 

One Young World’s arrival in Munich represents a significant moment for the Bavarian capital, renowned for its mixture as a traditional and cosmopolitan city. Munich is famous for its broad variety of culture and leisure opportunities, its high internationality and quality of living. 

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.


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Publish Date
June 15, 2020




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