All Bar None Scholarship 2018

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What is All Bar None?

All Bar None is an initiative designed to ensure that outstanding young people from every country in the world are represented at the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague.

We have selected 125 countries that have been less well represented at previous One Young World Summits. Through All Bar None, we will work closely with our partners and sponsors to find sponsorship for one young leader from each of these countries to attend the Summit in The Hague.

What does All Bar None sponsorship pay for?

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague, the Netherlands.
  • Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 17 October and 20 October 2018.
  • 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. Your flight to and from The Hague must depart from and return to one and the same international airport.

Please note that if you are ultimately selected for a Scholarship and require a visa to enter The Netherlands to attend the One Young World Summit 2018, you will be required to pay a Schengen visa fee yourself. The Schengen visa costs €60 EUR plus the applicable service charge of your local visa application centre. The costs of the visa and the applicable service charge as well as any further costs associated with the visa application (including travel to and from the visa application centre and medical travel insurance required for your visa application) fall on you as the participant.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible for All Bar None sponsorship if you can answer ‘yes’ to the following questions:

  • Are you over 18?
  • Do you have a passion for world issues and evidenced commitment to making a positive change?​
  • Are you a national (passport holding citizen) of one of the 125 countries listed below?
Afghanistan Albania Andorra Angola
Antigua and Barbuda Armenia Azerbaijan Bahamas
Bahrain Barbados Belize Benin
Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana
Brunei Darussalam Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon
Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Comoros
Congo, Republic of the (Congo-Brazzaville) Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Côte d’Ivoire Croatia
Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Fiji
Finland Gabon The Gambia Georgia
Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau
Guyana Haiti Honduras Iceland
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iraq  Israel Jamaica
Kazakhstan Kiribati Kosovo* Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Lao People's Democratic Republic Latvia Lesotho
Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Luxembourg
Macedonia, Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia
Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands
Mauritania Mauritius Micronesia, Federated States of Moldova, Republic of
Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Mozambique
Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nicaragua
Niger Oman Palau Palestinian Territories*
Papua New Guinea Paraguay Qatar Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa
San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Seychelles
Sierra Leone Slovenia Solomon Islands South Sudan
Sudan Suriname Swaziland Syria
Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Timor-Leste Togo
Tonga Tunisia Turkmenistan Tuvalu
Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vatican City (Holy See)
Yemen Zambia    

*This designation is without prejudice on positions of status.

How can I apply?

Applications for the All Bar None Scholarship 2018 have now been closed.

The strongest applicants from each eligible country will be shortlisted between 2 and 27 April and we will work to secure sponsorship for at least one person from each eligible country. You will be contacted individually by a member of the One Young World team after 27 April if you have been shortlisted. Please note that we cannot guarantee any applicant that they will be shortlisted or that we will secure sponsorship for any shortlisted applicant.

Please note that, due to the overwhelming amount of applications we receive, One Young World is unable to respond to individual emails enquiring about the outcome of the All Bar None selection process.

If you are not eligible to apply for an All Bar None scholarship, you may follow this link to learn more about alternative options for attending the Summit. Alternatively, please have a look at other available Scholarships you might be eligible for.

Application deadline: Monday 2 April 2018, 5PM BST