Singapore International Foundation - Young Social Entrepreneurs Program (YSE) 2020

Deadline
December 15, 2019

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Overview

Start your journey with the Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program. Application closes on 15 December 2019.

Details

The YSE programme seeks to inspire, equip and enable youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. If you have a social enterprise idea, we want to help you make it happen! Participants will learn from leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential collaborations for good. 

Admitted participants will attend a 4-day YSE Workshop held in March 2020 in Singapore, and pitch for a chance to be shortlisted into the YSE programme, which includes a mentorship scheme; overseas study visit and an opportunity to pitch for funding.

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YSE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

We are looking for passionate young changemakers and entrepreneurs who have great ideas and are looking to develop their SE.  

Join now if you:

  • Have a viable business proposition that addresses a social issue
  • Are a committed individual or have a team (up to 3 members can join the programme)
  • Are between 18 to 30 years old (open to all nationalities)

Dates:

Deadline: December 15, 2019


Cost/funding for participants:

  • SIF does not charge for the workshop.
  • Participants based overseas are responsible for covering their own airfares and accommodation to attend the 4-day workshop in Singapore from end March 2019*.
  • Meals and transport during the workshop will be provided by SIF.
  • You will need to pay for transport cost to the assembly venue each morning and back to your accommodation each night.
  • Overseas participants will need to cover your own airport transfersfers.

What we offer

  • Ecosystem – Join an international ecosystem of changemakers including like-minded individuals, corporates, practitioners and successful entrepreneurs
  • Mentorship – Gain access to industry experts and professionals for mentorship
  • Overseas study visits – Embark on overseas study visit to gain insights
  • Grants – Develop your social enterprise with up to SGD$ 20,000 in grants!
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