Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses. New entrepreneurs gather and exchange knowledge and business ideas with an experienced entrepreneur, with whom they stay and collaborate for a period of 1 to 6 months. The stay is partly financed by the European Commission. Open to: (a) New entrepreneurs, firmly planning to set up their own business or have already started one within the last three years; and (b) Experienced entrepreneurs who own or …

Maze X – Cohort 2

Closing Date 31.12 2019. Pan-Europe startup accelerator, based in Lisbon, for impact tech-based solutions. The aim is grow unicorn-level social enterprises (valuations of USD $1bn) focused on solving the world’s hardest social and environmental challenges. Ten (10) startups will be selected for each cohort. Open to tech-based early-stage impact startups focused on solving social and environmental challenges while generating attractive financial results. Ventures are welcome to participate in Maze X even if they are not originally from a European country. But they must be interested …

Google AI Residency Program

Applications Close 19.12 2019. Program trains and supports the next generation of deep learning researchers. Residents will have the opportunity to be mentored by distinguished scientists and engineers from various teams within Google AI, and work on real-world machine learning problems and applications. In addition, they will also have the opportunity to collaborate and partner closely with various research groups across Google and Alphabet. Ideal candidates have a degree (BS, MS or PhD) or equivalent experience in STEM field such as CS, Math or Statistics. …

UGC Writers Campus 2020 by Series Mania

Applications Close 18.12 2019. Week-long television series writing workshop, conducted in English, hosted 20-27 March 2020 during the Series Mania Forum in Lille, France. Twenty (20) screenwriters will be selected. Throughout the week, participants will have the opportunity to meet and be mentored by experienced professionals and writers, to attend dedicated workshops, masterclasses and one-to-one sessions on their projects with their mentors. In a final showcase at Series Mania Forum, the Campus’s work will be presented to industry professionals and projects will be pitched at …

Artist in Residence Program – Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts & Amphitheatre

Applications Due 16.12 2019. KIRA aims to promote excellence in the arts in Canada as well as in the international scene, while benefiting the local community of St. Andrews, New Brunswick as a cultural destination. Every year, eighteen artists with a one month residency. Artists are provided with individual studio space, comfortable housing, two prepared meals each day, and a modest monthly stipend (CAD $1500). Open to a range of disciplines and types of artists including but not limited to the visual arts, music/composition, new …

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

Regular Applications period closes 15.12 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 …

Young Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2020 [Singapore International Foundation]

Closing Date 15.12 2019. Programme seeks to inspire, equip and enable youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises in Singapore and beyond. Participants will learn from leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential collaborations for good. Open to young changemakers and entrepreneurs (ages 18-30, all nationalities) who have great ideas and are looking to develop their social enterprises. Enterprises must have a viable business proposition that addresses a social issue; …

The Croft Residency: Crojik’s Largesse, Rootstock 20, RADicle

Closing Date: 15.12 2019. Residencies provides residents a platform to cultivate their creativity; a refuge in nature where they can draw inspiration and nourishment from the environment and share their art with the Northern Michigan community and beyond. Crojik’s Largesse: Fund celebrating the beauty and nuance of language available to one working artist or group per a year. It consists of up to USD $1,200 for the creation of a new work based on the celebration of language. The recipient does not have to be …

Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University

Applications Close 13.12 2019. Program brings together rising leaders from around the world who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges in their communities, countries and regions. Over the course of an academic year, the scholars will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills and to build new capacities and networks that will accelerate their impact in their home countries. Eligibility: Open to rising leaders from around the world who meet the following criteria: Have a proven commitment to service and …

Marble House Project Multidisciplinary Artist Residency Program

Applications Due 9.12 2019. Multidisciplinary artist residency program that fosters collaboration and the exchange of ideas, by providing an environment for artists across disciplines to live and work together. Based in Dorset, Vermont the residency integrates sustainable practices, including small-scale organic food production and waste conservation. Residents sustain their growth by engaging with the grounds while working on their artistic practice. Approximately 60 residents will be accepted. Open to artists living in the United States and abroad. Residencies run from April through October, scheduled into …