ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Youth Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2020

Details

Yunus&Youth calls applications for the Global Fellowship Program 2020. Interested candidates can apply until 16th February 2020.

The fellowship enables early-stage young social entrepreneurs to create a stronger positive social impact. It also helps them to become financially sustainable by providing mentoring, business training and access to a global network. 

Yunus&Youth offers a 6-month Global Fellowship Program to help exceptional young people running businesses doing good.

Benefits

The successful candidates will receive the following benefits

  • They will be a part of an individually tailored online mentoring program with an experienced mentor who will provide professional guidance
  • Additionally, they will also participate in expert webinars with social business professionals.
  • The fellowship program will increase the candidates’ global network as they can be a part of a global class of exclusive young social entrepreneurs
  • Furthermore, they will receive support on focus areas and see their business grow and be taken to the next level.

 Eligibility

  • Young leaders all over the world are eligible to apply.

Selection Criteria

The organizers select the candidates on the basis 0f following criteria for the Global Fellowship Program.

  • The applicants must be dedicated and committed to building a social business and solving a social an issue in their community
  • Also, they must show a willingness to receive professional guidance and work hard to grow and develop their social business
  • Moreover, they must be the founder, co-founder or have full decision-making power in the organization
  • Similarly, they must have fluency in English
  • Furthermore, they must be generally between 18-30 years old. However, there are few exceptions for outstanding applicants over 30.

The organizers give special consideration for:

  • Solutions that represent an advance in the way of tackling a problem to accelerate the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Also, the ideas that integrate new technologies
  • Additionally, innovations that specifically target problems faced by any of the following groups: youth, women, ethnic/racial minorities, LGBTQ+, refugees and displaced persons or persons with disabilities.

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