Social Entrepreneurs Fellowship for Sustainable Cup Challenge in Germany, 2013

The DO School is offering highly motivated and talented emerging social entrepreneur fellowship for the sustainable cup challenge in Germany. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 28.Good knowledge of English is required. Applicants must demonstrate determination, good ideas, and the willingness to use our program to start up new or grow existing ventures. Fellowship covers cost for travel to the DO School and for their living and accommodation costs, Internet bursary. Application must be submitted by online.. Every day in New York City, millions of plastic and paper drink cups are used and thrown away – posing a serious problem to the environment and waste management alike. In response to this problem the DO School is calling for applications from international participants to develop and present a sustainable ‘to-go‘ cup, as well as a related infrastructure and campaign, for New York City. This Challenge is given in collaboration with New York City’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability. DATES Incubation Phase, on the DO School pop-up campus in New York City USA: mid February 2014 to early May 2014 Implementation Phase, in the Fellows’ home countries: May 2014 to mid February 2015 POTENTIAL FOR IMPACT The Implementation Phase – the second phase of the DO School program – focuses on the venture implementation in Fellows’ home countries. During this ten months phase, each Fellow works on starting up their venture supported by the Venture Lab, which is delivered online through the DO School Cloud. This is when Fellows start to create real social change in their communities.Number of award(s): A maximum of 20 Fellows are selected. Duration of award(s): The year long program takes place in two phases, the ten-week Incubation Phase on campus and the ten-month Implementation Phase in the Fellows’ home countries. What does it cover? The DO School offers financial aid on a need-blind basis to those Fellows who are accepted into the program but cannot raise enough money by themselves to cover their costs for participating in the Fellowship.For the Incubation Phase, Fellows can apply for aid to cover the cost of travel to the DO School and for their living and accommodation costs. You can apply by filling out the additional financial aid form during the application process. If you are accepted into the program a financial aid offer will be made based on the individual financial circumstances of the applicant. During the Implementation Phase, all Fellows are expected to cover their own living expenses in their home countries. Small bursaries are available for those who lack the means to go online in order participate in the online learning component. Application for internet bursaries takes place after successful completion of the Incubation Phase. Financial Aid at a glance During Incubation Phase: Need-blind financial aid to help with the costs of travel, living, and accommodation based on individual circumstances. Application through financial aid form as part of the normal application process.During Implementation Phase: Internet bursary for those who otherwise lack the means to participate in an online learning program. Application after Incubation Phase.Selection Criteria: Not KnownNotification: If your application passes the first selection round, you will be invited for a Skype interview for the second round. All applicants will be notified, whether successful or not..  The DO School offers a unique one-year educational program enabling talented emerging social entrepreneurs to launch their own innovative and sustainable ventures.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? :
· The DO School invites applications from emerging social entrepreneurs aged 21 to 28 from around the world, with relevant interest and skills to respond to this Challenge and a venture idea they want to start in their home country.
· A maximum of 20 Fellows from fields including product design, campaigning and branding, as well as environmental activism, recycling and waste management will be selected for the DO School Sustainable Cup Challenge.
· For further information and to view our FAQs please visit the DO School website.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not provided
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Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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