DSM: Brighter Living Scholarship | 2019

 

As a longstanding partner of One Young World, DSM is proud to support the Brighter Living Scholarship in light of the 2019 Summit in London. Our purpose is to create brighter lives for people today and generations to come. We connect our unique competencies in Life Sciences and Material Sciences to create solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance.

With the Brighter Living Scholarship DSM will offer 3 scholarships to young entrepreneurs in the field of nutrition for the One Young World Conference 2019 in London.

In line with DSM’s purpose-led performance-driven strategy, this scholarship seeks to support young leaders and entrepreneurs who are making a nutritional impact locally with their start-ups, companies, or job in the field of Safe Nutritious Food Processing. This goes hand in hand with addressing inclusive economic development in emerging markets. This is part of DSM’s ambition to safeguard the future of ensuring nutritious and healthy diets for all within planetary boundaries.  

What does the Scholarship provide?

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom
  • The cost of travel to and from London (economy flights only)
  • Hotel accommodation on a shared basis from 21-25 October inclusive
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, during these days
  • Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue
  • Summit hand-outs and support materials
  • Participation in DSM’s internal on-boarding program, both online and face to face prior to the Summit, which includes mentorship with DSM senior experts

If you are selected, you are invited by DSM to participate in a pre program at the DSM headquarters in the Netherlands
Please note that the pre-program will run from Saturday 19 until Tuesday 22 October. Furthermore, you will have a debriefing day after the summit on Saturday 26 of OctoberMore information will be given to you in due time.

Who should apply?

The scholarship seeks candidates who have entrepreneurial skills for making a positive impact by accelerating the availability and affordability of safe and healthy local nutritious products, and making them more aspirational. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have 3-5 years experience in a business, and preferably starting or running their own business.
  • Have experience working in the area of food processing with a focus of health and nutrition.
  • Understand the importance of nutrition.
  • Be entrepreneurial.
  • Be able to shape opinions.
  • Possess commercial insight in key geographic markets.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must:

  • Be a national of one of the countries listed below and work in one of the countries listed below:
KenyaNigeriaEgypt Tanzania 
Zambia Ghana India Bangladesh
  • Be aged 18 – 30
  • Have 3-5 years experience in a business, and preferably running their own business.

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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