2015 Laureate Global Fellowships for Social Entrepreneurs - Apply Now!

2015 Laureate Global Fellowships: Annually, the Youth Action Net selects 20 young social entrepreneurs to participate in the Laureate Global Fellowship through a partnership with Sylvan/Laureate Foundation and the International Youth Foundation. 


Laureate Global Fellows are distinguished by their track records for success in
achieving positive change in their communities, by their innovative approaches, and their ability to mobilize their peers and community members in support of their social change visions. Fellows develop leadership expertise and deepen their impact through a dynamic, yearlong learning experience, and join a network of over 1,000 change-makers like them who continue to benefit from learning opportunities and connections throughout their social change careers.

The leadership training and public event will take place October 2-8, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Eligibility
Candidates must be:
  • 18-29 years old as of October 1,2015;
  • Founders of co-founders of existing ventures with at least one year of impact;
  • Fluent in English.

Fellowship
Fellows benefit from a yearlong experience that includes leadership training, coaching/mentoring, advocacy, and networking opportunities. Other Fellowship benefits include:
  • Recognition at a global awards ceremony, through related media outreach, and blogging and speaking opportunities made available through Youth Action Net;
  • Year-round learning opportunities and one-on-one coaching based on Fellows’ individual needs and Youth Action Net’s proven leadership development framework;

Being part of a global network of young change-makers, with the chance to connect and collaborate with peers leading change throughout the world;
Access to ongoing learning and networking opportunities as a YouthActionNet alumni.

Retreat costs including US visa fees, airfare, ground transportation,accommodation, and group meals will be paid by the International Youth Foundation.

Application
  • Interested candidates must apply online 

The deadline for application is 25 March 2015. All applicants will be notified of their status by June 12, 2015.

For more information and to complete the online application, Click HERE to Visit The Youth Action Net Official Web page



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