Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the Western Union Foundation Fellowship focused on equipping the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders with the skills and experience to increase access to economic opportunities.
The Western Union Foundation Fellowship is designed for next-generation entrepreneurs and community leaders who work with highly marginalized, displaced and forcibly displaced communities around the world.
Fellowship sponsor(s): Western Union Foundation
Type of scholarship: Fully funded
Host Institution: Watson Institute
Number of awards: Multiple
Study level: All levels
See also: Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2022 for Social Entrepreneurs [Fully Funded]
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The program is delivered with virtual and in-person components that allow you to take advantage of the global cohort while focusing on creating local impact within their communities. Virtual programming includes Impact Series, workshops and weekly check-ins. Personal programming includes local Fellows-led Basecamps and a Fellows-led meetup. $25,000 in seed funding will be distributed to the Western Union Foundation Fellows based on progress and impact throughout the Fellowship.
Interested applicants for the 2023 Fellowship Program must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Entrepreneurs and community leaders who come from and work with highly marginalized, displaced and forcibly displaced communities around the world.
- Ideal applicants will enter with relevant social impact and leadership experiences with proven experience building community development projects within these communities.
- Applicants must be able to commit to be part of the 16-week program.
How to apply: Interested applicants for the Entrepreneurship Fellowship must have a: online app by the application deadline.
Application deadline: Nov 15e2022