UN Youth for Biosecurity Fellowship 2024 in Switzerland (Fully Funded)

A fully funded five-day Youth forum in Geneva, Switzerland. Yes. The United Nations Youth for Biosecurity Fellowship 2024 applications are open. The fellowship aims to bring young biosecurity leaders worldwide to learn and deepen their expertise in biosecurity, build leadership skills, think and act, and then Engage in a community. This is a three-month fellowship which also includes a five-day field visit to Geneva, Switzerland from 19 to 23 August 2024.

Participants must have an advanced degree in the life sciences or a related discipline. Candidates with backgrounds in other fields such as social sciences can also apply by showing their interest in Biosecurity. The fellowship is offered by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA). Switzerland is like a Heaven on Earth. Do not miss this opportunity. More details about the application process are given below.

About Youth for Biosecurity Fellowship 2024 in Switzerland

  • Country: Switzerland
  • Funded by: United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs
  • Who can Apply: Open to all Nationals
  • No of Participants: 20
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 5th April 2024

Fellowship Duration and Activities

  • The program is 3 months long.
  • Fellows participate in an online Biosecurity Diplomacy Workshop (from June 5th to July 5th, 2024) with weekly sessions.
  • They also work together on a collaborative project to be presented at a meeting in Geneva in August 2024.
  • A five-day visit to Geneva from 19 to 23 August 2024.

Also Check: WTO Young Professionals Program in Switzerland (YPP) 2025


  • Travel to/from Geneva will be provided.
  • Accommodation will be provided.
  • Invitation letters will be issued by UNODA for the Visa process.

Also Check: International Youth Conference 2024 in Yokohama, Japan. It’s a fully funded conference that will select 100 people from around the world.

Who can Apply?

  • Be under the age of 35
  • Be a citizen of an eligible country listed here
  • Have an advanced degree in life sciences or a related discipline from a recognized university or institution.
  • Candidates with backgrounds in other fields such as social sciences can be exceptionally considered.
  • Undergraduate students can also apply with proven experience and interest in areas relevant to the Fellowship.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Also Check: World Health Internship in Switzerland (Fully Funded)

Required Documents

  1. A brief curriculum vitae
  2. A recommendation letter from someone who can attest to your qualifications.
  3. A copy of your passport

How to Apply?

Complete the online application form. Incomplete or improperly filled-out application forms will not be considered. The Link to the Official website is given below.


Muhammad Saim Rasheed
As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network