The Yunus & Youth Global Fellowship Program 2024

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Application Deadline: MARCH 7TH, 2024

Applications are now open for the 2024 Yunus & Youth Global Fellowship Program. The Yunus & Youth Global Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs is a customized 6-month online program that empowers young people to build, develop and expand innovative and economically viable social businesses that contribute to the achievement of the 17 UN SDGs.

Ideal Candidates

  • Social Business Founders or Co-Founders: Dedicated and committed to building a business that tackles a social or environmental issue aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Youth: Between the ages of 18 and 30, with exceptions for outstanding applicants outside that range.
  • Early-stage: More than an idea. Initiatives that have at least been prototyped and tested.
  • Innovative: Solutions that integrate new mindsets or technologies in their products or services, processes, or context.
  • Interested and Available: Interest in contributing to the growth and development of the Y&Y Community by dedicating at least 5 hours per week to the Y&Y Fellowship.
  • Committed to Equity and Diversity: Identify as or target problems faced by a minority group based on their region’s composition (ethnic/racial minorities, gender minorities, LGBTQIA+, refugees and displaced people, low-income, or people with a disability).

Benefits

Free online training for young social entrepreneurs

Highly customized learning experience supported by live lessons

Mentors in positions of leadership in Fortune 500 companies

A global community of social business leaders

Global networks and international exposure

Final pitch

The Y&Y Fellowship Training Modules

  • Introduction to the Y&Y Community
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Storytelling
  • Market strategy
  • Delivering your solution
  • Measuring impact
  • Completing the business model
  • Pitching and networking
  • Funding your social business
  • Building the organization
  • Brand and communications
  • Managing growth

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Yunus & Youth Global Fellowship Program

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