ReDefine Next 100 Youth Program 2018 (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

ReDefine Next 100 Youth Program 2018 (Fully Funded)

ReDefine Next 100 Youth Program 2018 (Fully Funded)

The ReDefine Next 100 program brings together selected students from diverse fields including (but not limited to) humanities, social sciences, engineering, medicine, computing science, art and the natural sciences. In international teams, 40 top young leaders identify the issue they perceive to be the paramount global challenge in the future. This diverse team incorporates innovative ideas from various respective fields and proposes a way to address this challenge. Up to ten teams will be invited to Prague for a five day-long workshop, where they perfect their work to a final proposal with high-level mentors. The top teams, as selected by a panel of experts, will be invited to present their ideas at The Next 100 Symposium.

The top teams, as selected by a panel of experts, will be invited to present their ideas at the Next 100 Symposium and the winning team will receive The Next 100 Redefiner Award.

This Fellowship is fully funded and includes:

  • 1 day access to Future Port Prague with a possibility to present your project on their Launch Pad

  • Hotel accomodation on a shared basis for the Prague Seminar Week, as well as The Next 100 Symposium if part of the winning team

  • The cost of travel to and from Prague (economy) for the Prague Seminar Week, as well as The Next 100 Symposium if part of the winning team

  • Lunch during the Seminar Week

  • Discretionary per diems for the Seminar Week while in Prague

The fellowship does not fund visas, however organisers are able to connect you with your local embassy and aid in the process.

Successful scholars will demonstrate:

  • A passion for innovative, cross-disciplinary critical thinking

  • Leadership in their field & team collaboration

Applicants must be:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 35

  • Students of higher education (Bachelor, Masters, PhD) or individuals who have left their formal education no later than 2 years prior to applying

  • Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, however they must have access to a good internet connection to attend the mentoring sessions and work collaboratively in teams.

To Apply

Click here to apply

INSTRUCTIONS:

Please prepare your answers in advance and copy them into the form when ready, as you will not be able to use this form as a working document or save any of your work before submitting it officially. The character limits serve as a maximum amount, your answer may be as short as you deem sufficient to answer the question.
If the question does not apply to you, please put “N/A”.

Timeline of necessary participation/availability:

  • 17 – 29 of July: forming your team
  • 30 of July – 27 of August: work collaboratively (online) on your group project & attend mandatory online mentoring sessions with your group
  • 5 – 9 of September: attend the Prague Seminar Week in the Czech Republic
    10 – 21 September: finalise group project and submit it to the Program Board for evaluation
  • 13 – 16 November: winning teams will be invited to attend and present at The Next 100 Symposium in Prague, Czech Republic. (Attendance isn’t mandatory to the Symposium in November)

If you are successfully selected as a Redefiner, you will have 2 weeks to form a team of 4 with the other successful applicants.

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