The Pernod Ricard Scholarship to Attend the One Young World Summit is an initiative aimed at empowering young leaders to drive positive change in their communities and beyond. Through this scholarship, Pernod Ricard, a global leader in the wine and spirits industry, provides support for outstanding young individuals to attend the annual One Young World Summit.

The One Young World Summit brings together young leaders from around the world to discuss and address some of the most pressing global challenges. It offers a platform for networking, learning, and collaboration, with sessions focused on topics such as climate change, social entrepreneurship, human rights, and sustainable development.

The Pernod Ricard Scholarship covers the cost of attending the One Young World Summit, including registration fees, accommodation, and travel expenses. It is awarded to young leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to making a positive impact in their communities and who show potential to become future change-makers.

Recipients of the scholarship have the opportunity to engage with other delegates from diverse backgrounds, participate in workshops and discussions, and gain insights from influential speakers and mentors. They are encouraged to share their experiences, ideas, and initiatives to inspire and mobilize others to take action.

The Pernod Ricard Scholarship to Attend the One Young World Summit is a testament to the company’s commitment to fostering youth empowerment and social responsibility. It provides young leaders with a unique opportunity to amplify their voices, connect with like-minded individuals, and contribute to building a more sustainable and inclusive world. APPLY NOW! 2024 Z Zurich Foundation One Young World Scholarship in Canada

The scholarship will identify and connect an interdisciplinary team of 10 committed young leaders who are working to build positive social spaces and tackle harmful drinking and its wider impacts in their countries and communities. Scholars will receive full funding to participate in the One Young World Summit 2024 which takes place in Montreal, Canada from 18 – 21 September.

Scholars will participate in the Summit as members of Pernod Ricard’s delegation, have opportunities to help shape our interventions at the event and receive expert mentorship to accelerate their initiatives. In addition, all scholars will contribute to a collective project intended to inform Pernod Ricard’s thinking on the future of socialising and efforts to reduce harmful drinking.


Successful applicants will share our ambition to encourage positive social occasions and tackle harmful drinking. They will be actively making an impact in support of these goals through their own projects, as emerging leaders in larger organisations or by contributing to collective understanding through research. Relevant activities include:

  • Prevention and education initiatives that aim to reduce excessive alcohol consumption.
  • Prevention initiatives that aim to reduce social harm.
  • Projects that tackle the harmful impacts of excessive alcohol consumption.
  • Projects that improve physical and psychological safety in social environments.
  • Projects that encourage the bringing together of communities, the savoir être of being together and educational initiatives around social inclusion and fighting isolation.
  • Research into habits and the behavioural patterns of Gen Z, trends in socializing, including the role of alcohol in this socializing.

In addition, candidates must: 

  • Be of legal drinking age in their country of residence at the time of their application.
  • Available to commit to contribute to a collective post-Summit project alongside other scholarship recipients. See ‘Collective Project’ for further details.


  • Participation in the One Young World Summit 2024 in Montreal as a Pernod Ricard delegate.
  • Hotel accommodation in Montréal between 16 – 21 September (inclusive) 2024.
  • The cost of travel to and from Montréal (flights in economy)
  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
  • Access to Pernod Ricard professionals in their field on the basis of needs & consultancy.
  • Collaborate with other scholars to influence Pernod Ricard’s thinking on socialising and efforts to reduce excessive alcohol consumption. Make your voice heard through the collective Summit project.

Method of Application

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Application Deadline: 20 March, 2024.