Tag Archives: Social Entrepreneurship

Social Impact Fellowship w/focus on Youth in Conflict Affected Regions

Do you have a novel idea that can help children who have been displaced internally in their country of origin or in host communities anywhere in the world as a result of conflict in the Middle East? Don’t miss a chance to develop and test your innovative ideas that could help impact their lives in a positive way. Students and faculty from all disciplines with an idea for a project, product or program are invited to apply to the Blossom Hill Foundation Fellowship program by April 16. Download the application from our website http://www.blossomhill-foundation.org/fellowship.html

Blossom Hill Foundation is thrilled to announce that the application for our third year of the Blossom Hill Fellowship Program is now available on our website! There are two tracks of funding: Emerging Leader Fellows, eligible for up to $10,000 a year; and Sustaining Impact Fellows, eligible for up to $50,000 a year. All completed applications must be received by Monday, April 16, 2018.

Eligibility requirements are as follows:

·  Project beneficiaries: Project must aim to positively impact the lives of communities (children, youth, families, etc.) affected by conflict and war in the Middle East. This can be in the Middle East itself or any other country where war refugee populations have needs.

·  Experience: Applicants should have significant experience and close ties with the community and culture their idea is designed to serve.

·  Language proficiency: Applicants should possess the language skills necessary for the successful implementation of their proposed initiative.

·  Partner: Applicants must have a partner NGO registered as a U.S. 501(c)(3) charitable organization to serve as a fiscal sponsor.

Harvard’s Synergy: A Conference on Social Innovation & Enterprises Apply by 11/30

Harvard’s Synergy
In three days, Harvard’s Synergy gives you the skills, mentorship, and network to create your own startup. Hosted by the Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC), the signature conference at the university in Cambridge, MA from January 17 – 19, 2018, covers product ideation, business modeling, marketing, investor pitching, and other aspects of creating a successful social enterprise. Past participants have created space-efficient homeless shelters, a computer science academy for Zimbabwean students, and other worldwide startups. Visit their website for more details, or apply here by November 30th, 2017.

IDEX Accelerator & Global Fellowship in India: Oct. 15 Application Deadline

The IDEX Accelerator & Global Fellowship Program has an upcoming application deadline of October 15th for their January 2018 cohort program. The program was founded on the idea that by investing in the future generations of leaders who are passionate about leading high-impact careers, we can regenerate local economies and build stronger communities around the world. There is a tuition involved but there are also scholarships within the IDEX system to cover many expenses such as travel. For instance, IDEX founded the InvestWISE Scholarship Fund in 2014 and made it a core part of their mission to help balance the gender scales to place more women in leadership roles within specialized impact fields such as Agriculture, Clean Energy, Impact Investing, Technology for Development and Public Policy.

Check out the program here: http://www.idexaccelerator.com/.

About IDEX Accelerator

IDEX is a US based non-profit that was incubated under Gray Matters Capital in 2010 with the objective of  developing the next wave of “social intrapreneurs” who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! IDEX Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working full-time for social enterprises across India. IDEX Fellows work in areas including health, education, gender, energy, livelihood, environment, impact investing etc. Currently, IDEX alumni come from all corners of the globe.

Middlebury Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship Application DUE 9/29

Are you a Junior Feb, Sophomore, or Sophomore Feb interested in social change here at Middlebury? Do you want funding to reflect and think deeply about issues of social justice here and around the world? Do you want access to a like-minded cohort, experienced mentors, and a powerful changemaking network? If you answered yes to those questions, the Middlebury SE Fellowship and ChangeMaker program is for you! Whether or not you have a specific project in mind, we welcome students from all identities and academic backgrounds to apply. The social entrepreneurship program equips students to become effective agents of change.  Fill out the application form at go/sefellowship2017 by 11:59pm on Friday, September 29th, 2017. Details are available in the form, and questions can be directed to Jiya Pandya at jpandya@middlebury.edu.

Interested in Gaining Real Social Impact Consulting Experience Right Here on Campus?

Have you been interested in gaining real-world consulting experience on-campus? 180 Degrees Consulting is the largest student-led consulting firm in the world that operates at over 60+ universities in 29 countries. 180 Degrees Consulting Middlebury provides consulting services to non-profits

Ambassador Corps: Second Round of Applications Open Til 4/25

Are you ready to create impact? It’s not too late. The Ambassador Corps program connects students to the front line of social impact with unique global internship opportunities. A select group of the top undergraduate university students from across the US are