Applications invited code for Good scholarship
Organization: ONE YOUNG WORLD
Apply By: 03 May 2019
Fellowship title: Applications invited code for Good scholarship
Deadline: 3rd May 2019
Cambridge Consultants is a world leader in disruptive innovation and technology-based consulting. Established in 1960, our world-class engineers, designers, scientists and consultants solve the world’s most complex engineering, technology and design problems to deliver world-firsts.
Through six decades of innovation, they have demonstrated the power of technology to solve complex problems at scale. This year we're excited to partner with One Young World to identify and support young leaders who share our belief in the power of technology to alleviate suffering and empower a new generation.
The Cambridge Consultants’ Scholarship has been established to support young people who want to apply technology to address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Applications using data analysis, artificial intelligence, language processing, novel designs for Human Interaction or similar fields are particularly interesting to us. Your innovation can be wholly software, or some large product or service where software is just one of the important parts.
What does the scholarship involve?
They will tailor the package of scholarship support to suit the individual and their idea. They know from our daily working lives that great ideas need individual treatment. As a guide, here’s how we will work with you.
Their initial contact is likely to focus on us getting a really good understanding of your innovation and how it will help others. They’ll work remotely, to understand your ideas and work so far, and help focus the development. We will provide remote mentoring and support from world class technical experts over several months. This includes general technical and business mentoring, and detailed advice on problem solving.
They will invite you to Cambridge (UK) to meet us, and give you direct support in developing your idea through to application. This will also give you exposure to a wide range of professionals in a world-class technology development environment.
They will tailor the details of the scholarship to suit the requirements of your project. In summary, our scholarship to expected to include:
- 3 months remote mentoring and support to develop your innovation
- Guided access to our prototype and development capabilities and laboratories
- Travel to Cambridge (UK) and accommodation for 2 weeks between 7 and 21 October
- Workplace based mentoring and support at our Cambridge (UK) headquarters
- Fully funded participation in the One Young World Summit 2019
- Support in developing, or launching and refining your innovation
Who should apply?
This scholarship is designed to support young leaders* who aim to use technology to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals in their own community or country.
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate:
- Developing expertise in technology, software or design
- A passion for pressing sustainability issues
- A developing concept to apply technology to drive progress on the Sustainable Development Goals
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