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Watson Institute/Western Union Foundation Fellowship 2022 for entrepreneurs and community leaders

Watson Institute/Western Union Foundation Fellowship 2022 for entrepreneurs and community leaders

Watson Institute/Western Union Foundation Fellowship 2022 for entrepreneurs and community leaders

The Watson Institute/Western Union Foundation Fellowship is inviting young entrepreneurs and community leaders who are from and working with highly marginalized, refugee, and forcibly displaced communities around the world to apply for its 2022 fellowship worth about $25,000 in seed funding to selected participants.

The fellowship will last for a duration of six weeks, designed to equip the next-generation entrepreneurs and leaders with the skills and experience to increase access to economic opportunity. Beneficiaries will have the opportunity to earn seed funding, integrate into their communities, succeed in the evolving nature of work, and transform their communities. The fellowship is offered with virtual and in-person section that enables fellows to take advantage of the global cohort while also focusing on creating local impact within their communities. Virtual Programming includes: Master Courses, Workshops, Weekly Check Ins/ In-Person Programming includes Fellow-Led Basecamps and a Fellow-Led Meetup.

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Requirements for the Watson Institute/Western Union Foundation Fellowship 2022 for entrepreneurs and community leaders:

  • The Foundation Fellowship is for next generation entrepreneurs and community leaders with high-promising talents and skills who are from and working with highly marginalized, refugee, and forcibly displaced communities around the world.
  • The Foundation Fellowship is seeking for applicants who are from and working in the eligible countries below: Mexico, Kenya, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, and Afghanistan.
  • The perfect applicant will join with applicable social impact and must have leadership experiences with proven experience of building community development projects within the eligible countries above.

Details of the Watson Institute/Western Union Foundation Fellowship 2022 for entrepreneurs and community leaders:

Fellows must be able to take part in the 16-week program from January 17th to May 5th, 2023. There is a 2-week intensive (20-25 hours per week) followed by a 14-weeks of weekly programming (5-8 hours per week). Fellows will be given a stipend and spend an additional 80-100 hours implementing a 3-day intensive program called Basecamp.

Benefits of the Watson Institute/Western Union Foundation Fellowship 2022 for entrepreneurs and community leaders:

  • $25,000 in seed funding which  will be distributed among the Western Union Foundation Fellows based on progress and impact all through the Fellowship duration.

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Kindly visit the official website for more information

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