Scholarship Overview

  • Country: United States of America
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: World Bank Group Youth Summit
  • Funded by: The World Bank
  • Tuition Type: Rewards
  • Program: Summit Competition
  • Scholarship Amount: N/S
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 1 March, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

This international contest is designed to award the most creative and impactful projects. Prepare to forge the future with your innovative solutions.

Finalists will be invited to participate in the 2024 World Bank Youth Summit, which will take place at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. For each team, travel costs will be provided for one representative, including accommodation and a modest daily stipend, for a duration of up to three nights.


To qualify for the competition, participants must:

  • Fall within the age bracket of 18 to 35 years old.
  • Possess innovative ideas aimed at addressing developmental challenges.

This competition is open to all citizens from all parts of the world.

How to apply

Click here to apply for the summit.

Additional Information

The Summit aims to: 

  1. Enable young individuals to investigate and develop innovative solutions to address developmental challenges;
  2. Equip young people with the necessary skills to establish and participate in projects with significant impact; and
  3. Facilitate conversations among young individuals, the World Bank Group (WBG), and other crucial global stakeholders.

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