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Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) - Call for Applications!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 7, 2016 from Brazil
Expired on December 18, 2016

If you have a social enterprise idea, we want to help you make it happen! Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is seeking applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program to inspire, equip and enable youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond.

Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential collaborations for good.

Program Structure:

◾The YSE programme includes a 4-day workshop in Singapore, mentorship scheme; overseas study visit and an opportunity to pitch for funding.

◾All admitted YSEs will be able to join our network, and engage in alumni activities throughout the year.

◾Throughout the first three days, applicants will participate in dialogues and business clinics to enable applicants to learn from the experience of different social entrepreneurs and gain feedback from professionals and practitioners on their business plans, so that applicants can refine their ideas and improve on their business presentations.

◾On the last day of the workshop, applicants will present their business idea/proposal to a panel of judges.

Eligibility Criteria:

SIF welcome passionate young changemakers and entrepreneurs of any nationality who have innovative business ideas that address a social need.

Applicants should:

◾Have a viable business proposition that addresses a social issue;

◾Be committed to develop their social enterprise;

◾Have a committed team of up to 3 members or be an individual;

◾Be between 18 to 30 years old (open to all nationalities).

How to Apply:

Applicants can apply via given website.

Deadline: 18December 2016.

For more information, please visit http://www.sif.org.sg/our-work/gb/yse/applications

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