Fully Funded Astrazeneca’s Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3

Fully Funded Astrazeneca’s Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3

Through the Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3, we will be granting US $50,000 to a small, innovative, youth-led non-profit organisation which aims to solve the climate and health challenges facing young people today. In addition to the grant, the winner will also receive a fully-funded Scholarship to attend the 2024 One Young World Summit in Montreal, Canada, as well as mentorship by AstraZeneca and inclusion in a development programme through the YHP’s Impact Fellowship.


  • A young leader (aged 18-30) working for, or leading, a non-profit organisation with drive and determination to make the world a healthier place for people.*

  • Innovative solutions that have the potential to be scaled-up.

  • Non-profit projects that aim to close the equity gap by helping marginalised young people access greater healthcare, while incorporating elements of environmental sustainability and/or stewardship.

  • A locally-led, rights-based approach, which focuses on vulnerable and marginalised youth.
    Focus on local and/or national advocacy approaches that aim to engage with decision-makers and policy-makers to influence positive legislative change.


  • Nationals of all eligible countries may apply for this scholarship.

  • Applicants must demonstrate a positive impact related to leading climate/health equity projects benefitting youth (aged 10-24).

  • Access to the internet and a device (computer, phone) that will allow them to participate in live, online Fellowship sessions – this will not be provided to Fellows.

  • Proficiency in English (speaking, reading, writing)

  • Ability to fully participate in-person, at the One Young World Summit (18 – 21 September 2024) in Montreal, Canada.

  • Ability to commit to a one-year Fellowship program and attend at least 75% of modules/activities.

  • Ability to lead and manage the implementation and reporting of the non-profit project funded through the Fellowship.

    Applicants must be founders or leaders of registered non-profit organisations that meet the following

  • Have been registered and operational for at least three full years.

  • Have had a total reported income in the last financial year of more than USD$100,000 and less than USD$2,000,000.


    The winning solution will receive:

  • Scholarship to participate in the One Young World Summit 2024

  • A US$50,000 grant from AstraZenea.

  • 12 months of mentorship from a team of AstraZeneca professionals and partners. The mentorship team will work to accelerate your solution based on the needs of your initiative or organisation, such as:

  • Business strategy

  • Best practices for data collection

  • Monitoring and evaluation

  • Product design

    The winning individual and their solution will also benefit from:

  • Access to Networks: Participation in the 2024 One Young World Summit and Ambassador Network and access to an Alumni group of other young changemakers who are all passionate about youth health.

  • Access to Development: Structured learning and development offerings to enable you to scale your impact, including both self-directed and live learning. This includes access to the One Young World Academy, an award-winning mini-MBA programme, and professional training.

  • Access to Funding: All Fellows will be expected to manage a community project to improve youth access to healthcare in their community. The selected organisation will receive a US$50,000 grant to support this effort.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Fully Funded Astrazeneca’s Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3

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