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Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2021 for Social Entrepreneurs

Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2021 for Social Entrepreneurs: Applications are invited from interested social entrepreneurs and community leaders building ventures that create impactful and scalable innovations for the Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2021.


Through the Ford Fund Fellowship, Ford Motor Company and Watson Institute is able to scale the impact of Ford Fund and Watson Institute’s partnership to date by empowering 10 Fellows and over 300 young leaders and entrepreneurs globally.

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Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2021 for Social Entrepreneurs.

The Fellowship begins with a virtual two-week intensive Accelerator that will focus on building community, skill development, basecamp training, etc. The year-long Fellowship will be delivered in a virtual format where the time commitment for the two-week Accelerator is approximately 20-25 hours per week, which includes class time and outside-of-class work. At the end of the Fellowship, all of the Fellows will participate in ahigh-profile Demo Day (called The Summit) to share their progress and impact throughout the program.


The fellowship will provide stipend for logistical and administrative costs for the basecamp, the opportunity to join a monthly All Hands on Deck meeting for skill development and workshop, $1,000 (USD) in Seed Funding to launch/grow ventures and initiatives.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a social entrepreneur or community leader building ventures that create impactful and scalable innovations.
  • Be able to commit to the intensive 2-week Accelerator (July 19th – July 30th) and the year-long Fellowship programme.

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How to Apply for Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2021 for Social Entrepreneurs.

Interested applicants for the Watson Institute/Ford Fund Fellowship 2021 are to complete the online application form before the application deadline. Ensure to provide correct information as incorrect information may lead to disqualification.

Application Deadline: July 9th 2021


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