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IDEX FELLOWSHIP - JANUARY 2020 PROGRAM: call for applications from young leaders (21-35 years old)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 4, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 29, 2019

The IDEX Fellowship Program 2020 builds the capacity of young professionals for social enterprise in areas such as agriculture, education, clean energy, sanitation, healthcare, livelihoods, and impact investing.

We are seeking 21-35 years old-professionals who have a proven track record of leadership and are seeking to use their education and skills to address social and economic challenges for under-served populations.
Ideal candidates will possess:
a) Bachelors or Masters degree
b) A minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience
c) Proven track record of leadership responsibilities
d) A passion and desire to work in emerging markets and use social enterprise principles to solve global issues
e) An ability to quickly adapt and work in resource constrained environments
e) Desire to engage in an intense professional development experience while applying creative solutions to deepen impact.

This Fellowship is for young professionals (21 - 35 years old) from across the globe.

Utilize This Offer

APPLICATION FEE: One-time, non-refundable fee of US$25.

The program provides six months of leadership training in enterprise development, including field placements at social enterprises in India.

Applications Deadline: 30th September, 2019.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 04, 2019
Sep 04, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Anum Shakeel
Sep 06, 2019
Sep 06, 2019

Thank you for sharing the pointers Ana. Noted for my future reference!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 06, 2019
Sep 06, 2019


Jill Langhus
Sep 06, 2019
Sep 06, 2019

Thanks, Ana.