CHANEL | One Young World Scholarship 2019

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CHANEL is one of the world’s most iconic and influential brands in creating, developing, manufacturing and distributing luxury products. If CHANEL is first and foremost about creation, CHANEL is also about being a human-driven company committed to creating long-term value for the brand and for society. As an iconic brand, our influence far exceeds our business activities. Working within the industry and beyond, we want to use this influence to define and promote a more ambitious way to address and manage sustainability and social challenges.

CHANEL aims to develop impactful and socially transformative actions through different kinds of initiatives involving its best ambassadors: its people. In 2019, CHANEL will participate in the One Young World Summit with a delegation of 25 of its internal young leaders. CHANEL will also offer scholarships to 15 external delegates who are setting the example to make their communities, countries and organisations more sustainable and socially responsible. The Chanel – One Young World Scholarship will identify and support 15 exemplary change makers to participate in the One Young World Summit 2019 in London.

This scholarship is particularly intended for young leaders at the forefront of organisations and movements that make an impact in at least one of the following areas:

  • Climate Change
  • Sustainable Retail
  • Social entrepreneurship with handcraft & savoir-faire
  • Human rights
  • Advancing the role of women in society

What does the CHANEL | OYW Scholarship provide?

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2019 London
    Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 22 and 25 (inclusive) October, 2019
    The cost of travel to and from London (flights in economy)
    ­Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue
    Summit hand-outs and support materials

Selection Criteria

  • 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 prioritise applicants who demonstrate impact in the areas of:
    • Climate Change
    • Sustainable Retail
    • Social entrepreneurship with handcraft & savoir-faire
    • Human rights
    • Advancing the role of women in Society


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be:

  • Aged 18-30.
  • Nationals of all countries will be eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Please note that you will be unable to save your responses in the submission form. With this in mind, we recommend saving your responses first in an offline document before submitting your application.   

Tips for applying: check out our helpful guidelines for submitting a successful application. 

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP ARE NOW CLOSED

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