Watson Institute-Western Union Foundation Accelerator & Fellowship 2021

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Watson Institute-Western Union Foundation Accelerator & Fellowship 2021: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the Western Union Fellowship programme for young entrepreneurs ad leaders working with highly marginalized, forcibly displaced and refugee communities in the world.



The program which last for one year is designed to equip next-generation entrepreneurs and leaders with the skills and experience to increase access to economic opportunity, succeed in the evolving nature of work, and transform their communities.


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Watson Institute-Western Union Foundation Accelerator & Fellowship 2021.

The year-long Fellowship will be delivered in a virtual format is aimed at equipping young generations of entrepreneurs and leaders with the skills and experience to increase economic opportunities, integrate into their various communities, succeed in their career path as well as transform their communities. Each fellow will receive $1,000 in Seed Funding to launch/grow their ventures and initiatives.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Watson Institute-Western Union Foundation Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:


  • Applicants must be able to commit to the 2-week Accelerator (July 19th – July 30th) and the year-long Fellowship program.
  • Must be a young entrepreneur or leader with proven experience of building community development projects within their communities.
  • Applicants from the following countries are invited to apply: Kenya, Ethiopia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Germany, India, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States.
  • Must be able to participate in a high-profile Summit after the expiration of the Fellowship to share their progress and impact throughout the program.

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How to Apply for Watson Institute-Western Union Foundation Fellowship

Interested applicants for the Watson Institute-Western Union Foundation Fellowship 2021 are to apply online for the programme before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 9th July 2021

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