Fellowship Program 2020, Yunus and Youth, USA


Deadline:

February 16, 2020


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Yunus and Youth Fellowship Program

The Y&Y Fellowship Program is designed for young early-stage social business leaders.

Early–stage startups have particular needs in order to grow. If you answer “yes” to any of the questions below, we encourage you to apply for the Y&Y Fellowship Program.

 

  • Do you need help refining the combination of problem to solve, idea or potential customer?
  • Do you need help with your go-to-market strategy and access to potential customers?
  • Do you need marketing support as well as recruitment and other services associated with rapid growth?
  • Do you need help building financial projections, statements and controls?

Who are the Y&Y Fellows?

Exceptional, exclusively selected young people from a global pool of entrepreneurs starting a social business. Yunus&Youth Fellows are young social business leaders pursuing novel applications that have the potential to solve community-based problems, willing to take on the risk and effort to create positive changes in society through their initiatives. They desire to improve social well-being, developing projects with long-term vision, creating sustainable social value.

What are the eligibility criteria?

For previous cohorts, Y&Y received applications from thousands of young leaders from all around the world, and even more candidates are expected for the next edition.

Y&Y Fellows are selected based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated dedication and commitment to building a social business and solving a social issue in their community;
  • Willingness to receive professional guidance and work hard to grow and develop their social business;
  • Being the founder, co-founder or having full decision-making power in the organization;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Generally between 18-30 years old with a few exceptions made for outstanding applicants over 30.

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;
  • Ideas that integrate new technologies;
  • 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 disability.

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Publish Date
February 15, 2020
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