Global Good Fund Fellowship 2019 for Young Social Innovators

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DEADLINE: 30 June, 2018

Calling all social innovators! The Global Good Fund Fellowship 2019 is now open for applications. The Global Good Fund Fellowship aims at developing social entrepreneurs into impactful leaders. The Global Good Fund accelerates the leadership of social entrepreneurs around the world.

Through the Fellowship program, The Global Good Fund invests in the human capital of high potential leaders committed to tackling some of today’s greatest social challenges. The result is empowered leaders who scale their social enterprises and ultimately deliver sustainable social impact. They believe growing leaders is the most effective strategy for solving complex social problems and achieving global good.

Following a rigorous five-stage process, selected Global Good Fund Fellows embark on a structured 12-month journey of experiential learning, leadership development coaching, and executive mentoring that leverages proprietary leadership development tools and methods honed since 2012. At their core is The Global Good Fund 360 MIRROR – the first evidence-based leadership assessment created specifically for social entrepreneurs. Their proven leadership development tools and services are also available to individuals, social enterprise organizations, NPO’s and impact-driven corporations.

Eligibility

In order to be considered for the fellowship, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • *Enterprise that the candidate leads is at least one-year old;
  • *Enterprise must have at least one full-time employee in addition to the candidate;
  • *Candidate is committed full‐time to running his/her enterprise;
  • *Candidate is under 40 years of age (if 40 or older, explain rationale for joining fellowship);
  • *Candidate should not be currently receiving formal coaching/mentoring support;
  • *Candidate has to be in a position where s/he has decision making power.

Candidates who meet the requirements will be invited to participate in Phase II of the application process.

Application

  • Phase 1: Preliminary Questionnaire | Phase I consists of a preliminary questionnaire that is reviewed for alignment with Fellowship criteria. Submission Deadline: June 30, 2018. Candidates who meet the requirements will be invited to participate in Phase II of the application process.
  • Phase 2: Detailed Report. Submission Deadline: August 10, 2018. Phase II of the application consists of two [2] parts:
    • Part A is an informal video recording that addresses the following topics:
      • *Your motivation to set-up your enterprise;
      • *The mission and objectives of your enterprise;
      • *The reasons why you and your enterprise are unique and address a specific problem more effectively than other enterprises.
    • Part B of the application also consists of a written section that assesses leadership, the enterprise, and social impact. Each written application will be read and scored by at least two reviewers. The Candidate’s video and written application will be reviewed and scored on a 1-5 scale, 1 being the lowest score and 5 being the highest score. Candidates with the highest cumulative scores will advance to Phase III.
  • Phase 3: Virtual Site Visit. Scheduled October 1 – October 31, 2018. Part III of the application consists of a one-hour virtual site visit. The Global Good Fund will speak to the candidate, core team members, and community members. These conversations will occur throughout the selection process.

Finalists will be notified about their selection results later by December 2018.

Click here to begin your application.

For more information:

Visit Global Good Fund Fellowship Ofiicial Webpage.

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