While the world demands more energy to fuel its rapid growth and lift people out of poverty, it also demands fewer emissions and a path to a low carbon future.
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals recognises the need for sustainable energy for all. Supporting the ambitions of the Paris Agreement, BP is determined to address the dual energy challenge: more energy with fewer greenhouse gas emissions.
Reflecting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 7, the BP Advancing Energy scholarship funds 30 scholars from around the world to participate in the One Young World Summit 2019.
This scholarship is for young leaders who are focused on advancing the energy transition, creating low carbon businesses, and mitigating the impact of climate change.
Access to the One Young World Summit 2019 in London.
Advancing Energy Workshop with BP delegates on 22 October.
Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 21 and 25 (inclusive) October 2019.
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.
Discretionary funds to cover reasonable out of pocket expenses connected with getting to and from the Summit (these can be claimed by scholars after the Summit)
Candidates must be:
Aged 18 – 30*
Not be employed by the BP Group of companies.
Nationals of all countries will be eligible to apply for this scholarship
Application is ongoing
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