OFID Development Leaders Scholarship 2018 – We want to guide you on how you can apply for OFID Development Leaders Scholarship 2018. OFID is about to sponsor about 20 young and brilliant students to participate in the One Young World Summit 2018 which takes place in The Hague, the Netherlands from 17 – 20 October.
About OFID Development Leaders Scholarship 2018
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. OFID works in cooperation with developing country partners and the international donor community to stimulate economic growth and alleviate poverty in all disadvantaged regions of the world. It does this by providing financing to build essential infrastructure, strengthen social services delivery and promote productivity, competitiveness, and trade. OFID’s work is people-centered, focusing on projects that meet basic needs – such as food, energy, clean water and sanitation, healthcare and education – with the aim of encouraging self-reliance and inspiring hope for the future.
OFID was conceived at the Conference of the Sovereigns and Heads of State of member countries, held in Algiers, Algeria, in March 1975. A Solemn Declaration “reaffirmed the natural solidarity which unites OPEC countries with other developing countries in their struggle to overcome underdevelopment,” and called for measures to strengthen cooperation between this countri.. read more
OFID Development Leaders Scholarship 2018 benefits
- You will be granted permission to participate in One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague, Netherlands
- Free hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 17 October and 20 October
- You do not need to worry about food, you will be served your breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Free transport from Summit accommodates (hotel) to the Summit venue.
- Summit hand-outs and support materials.
- For the cost of most of your activities, all OFID scholars will be able to apply for a €5,000 grant to support their development work.
Before you can apply, you must be about
- Aged 18 – 30
After the program, participants will grow in;
- Leadership ability
- You will be committed 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.
- Ability to show proper concern for local or global issues
- Ability to generate meaningful ideas in the society
How to Apply For OFID Development Leaders Scholarship 2018
You must submit the online application in English before midnight GMT 20 July 2018.
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