Apply for the Watson Institute Fellowship/Ford Fund for Fully Funded Social Entrepreneurs

Apply for the Watson Institute / Ford Fund Fellowship 2022 for Fully Funded Social Entrepreneurs

Applications are invited from interested social entrepreneurs and community leaders building projects that create impactful and scalable innovations for the Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2022.

With the Ford Fund Fellowship, Ford Motor Company and the Watson Institute can extend the impact of the Ford Fund and Watson Institute partnership to date by empowering 10 fellows and more than 300 young leaders and entrepreneurs globally.

Patron(s) of the Fellowship: Ford Motor Company and Watson Institute Fund

Host Institution(s): Watson Institute

Number of Awards: many of

Study level: undefined

Period: 12 Months

nationality: All nationalities

Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2022 | details

The fellowship begins with an intensive two-week virtual accelerator that will focus on community building, skills development, basic training, etc. The one-year fellowship will be offered in a virtual format with the Accelerator time commitment of approximately two weeks 20-25 hours per week, which includes class time and off-class work. At the end of the fellowship, all fellows will participate in a high-level experiential day (called the Summit) to share their progress and impact during the program.

The scholarship will provide $25,000 in seed funding to be distributed among Ford Fund Fellows based on progress and impact during the fellowship.

Eligibility criteria

  • Must be a social entrepreneur or community leader building projects that create impactful and scalable innovations.
  • Be able to stick to the two-week intensive program (20-25 hours per week) followed by 14 weeks of weekly programming (5-8 hours per week).

Application procedures

How to apply: Interested applicants for the Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2022 must complete the online application form before the application deadline. Make sure you provide the correct information as incorrect information may lead to disqualification.

Application deadline: September 15thThe tenth 2022

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