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The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme – London
November 13, 2019 - November 14, 2019
The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme funds frontline activists and human rights defenders from around the world to attend the annual conference. In 2018, they received applications from 90 countries and selected changemakers with expert knowledge of our conference themes.
This year, they will award up to 60 scholarships to applicants from diverse disciplines who will bring their unique perspectives and take action at Trust Conference. The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme offers access to an influential gathering of NGOs, heads of corporations, lawyers, public servants and philanthropists.
Who is eligible to apply?
The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme is open to all applicants working in the areas of modern slavery, women’s rights, economic empowerment, r*****e support and other human rights areas. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate that participation in the Trust Conference will enhance their work in their own communities. All applicants must speak English, the language of the conference, and cannot have previously have attended the conference on a scholarship.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation and the sponsors of Trust Conference will award places to exceptional applicants from across the world. Changemaker selection will be based on an objective rating system developed by the Foundation’s review committee.
How to apply?
In order to apply, please fill in the application form available on the following link: https://surveys.trust.org/s3/97e00a929f96. The deadline for submitting the application form is 3rd May 2019!
What are the benefits from your participation?
Selection will be based on a rating system developed by the Changemakers Programme review committee. Successful applicants will use their bursary (if applicable) to cover travel, visa and accommodation costs to attend Trust Conference 2019. There is no further funding available to cover expenses.
- A free day of specialised training and networking with other Changemakers on November 12, 2019;
- Free attendance at the Trust Conference on November 13 and 14, 2019;
- A potential financial bursary to support travel and accommodation costs (up to £1,250);
- Their name and photo in Trust Conference marketing materials and on the official website.
Support will be awarded in three tiers: