Lighthouse Ventures Accelerator (Prague)

Two-month program for innovative ideas in advance of business plan and/or company formation. Open to motivated teams with domain expertise that are willing to come to Prague for two months; ambitious ideas for big markets with an international outlook; and disruptive approaches and research ideas. Candidates must make a full-time commitment for the duration of the two-month program. Amenities: EUR 20k for two months, in return for a small negotiable stake in your start-up; Lead mentor support; Access to our advisors and mentors; Regular meetings …

Global Engagement Summit 2020 (Evanston, Illinois, U.S.)

Priority Application period closes 15.10 2019. Annual student-run social innovation conference at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois (USA) which gathers young changemakers from around the world to develop and implement effective social ventures. Hosted every April, the week-long program gathers student delegates from around the world. They arrive with change-based projects from education to healthcare to sustainability. The Summit offers a wide variety of capacity-building programs ranging from hands-on workshops to individualized mentoring sessions. International delegates will have the opportunity to attend a pre-summit orientation …

New Voices Fellowship [Aspen Institute]

Nominations due: 15.10 2019. Year-long fellowship provides intensive media and advocacy training for frontline experts from the developing world. Open to talented individuals — regardless of professional experience level — who possess big ideas, strong personal stories, critical thinking, confident opinions, and a desire to share their perspectives on global development with a broader international audience. For 2020, 25 Fellows will be recruited: Fifteen (15) fellows who are development experts in fields such as food security, global health, development economics, health and human rights, mental …

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study – Fellowship Program (Science, Engineering, Mathematics) [Harvard University]

Applications Close 3.10 2019. Program annually awards fellowship grants to exceptional individuals whose work is making a difference in their fields and the larger world. The Program awards 50 fellowships each academic year. Candidates do not need to be affiliated with an academic institution to be eligible. Candidates may apply as individuals or in a group of two to three people working on the same project. Fellows will receive a stipend of USD $77,500, an additional USD $5,000 to cover project expenses, and the opportunity …

MAN Impact Accelerator for Social Entrepreneurs

Closing Date: 1.10 2019. The Accelerator supports innovative solutions in the fields of mobility, transport and logistics for social and environmental challenges. Open to social entrepreneurs and social business startups based (or with significant presence) in Europe, Brazil, and South Africa/Pan Africa. Startups must have a strong purpose and create both tangible and measurable impact beyond financial returns. Participants will connect with a global community of like-minded people, through a journey through four mobility hotspots (Munich, Lisbon, Johannesburg and Sao Paolo), in order to think …

Camargo Core Program

Closing Date: 1.10 2019. Residencies of 6-11 weeks are available on the Camargo Foundation campus in Cassis, France. Program offers time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. Applications from all countries and nationalities are encouraged. Both open-ended exploration, or more focused works and long-term research projects, are welcome. By supporting groundbreaking research and experimentation, it contributes to the visionary work of artists, scholars and thinkers in the Arts and Humanities. By encouraging multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, it intends to foster …

International Finance Corporation Young Professionals Program [World Bank Group]

Applications close 1.10 2019. Platform enables early-stage global investment professionals to help build the private sector in developing countries. Associates in the Investment, Advisory or Treasury streams will be based in Washington DC for at least one year. They will build their expertise through engagements in different countries, close to IFC’s clients. Open to final year students working toward an advanced degree such as an MBA, JD, other relevant Masters degrees or recent graduates. Applicants should have 3 to 6 years of prior relevant work …

Wilson Center Fellowships (Washington, DC)

Closing Date: 1.10 2019. Fellowships of nine-months duration in Washington, DC are available to scholars, practitioners, journalists and public thinkers from around the world. The Center welcomes in particular those projects that transcend narrow specialties and methodological issues of interest only within a specific academic discipline. Projects should involve fresh research-—in terms of both the overall field and the author’s previous work. It is essential that projects have relevance to public policy, and fellows should want, and be prepared, to interact with policymakers in Washington, …

Watson Institute Incubator – Spring 2020 Cohort (Boulder, Colorado)

Applications Due: 1.10 2019. Program prepares next-generation innovators and social entrepreneurs from around the globe to launch social ventures and unleash a lifetime of impact. During the 4-month program, the cohort of 30 young social innovators convene in Boulder, Colorado to tackle the greatest challenges facing the world. Participants leverage training, mentorship, and community to unleash a lifetime of impact. The also build a powerful, diverse community of peers and lifelong friendships. Open to college students, recent graduates, and gap-year students with an early-stage social …

Echidna Global Scholars Program [Brookings Institution]

Apply by 1.10 2019. Program aims to build the research, analytical, and leadership skills of NGO leaders and academics who have substantial experience with and ties to developing countries, whose work has a specific focus on improving learning opportunities and outcomes for girls in the developing world. It is designed for professionals with substantial experience in and ties to developing countries; a passion and demonstrated commitment to girls’ education; and a demonstrated intent to return to a developing country after completing their period of residency. …