Monday, 7 November 2011

IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprises Cohart, USA

IDEX Fellowship 2012- 2013 for College Graduates to work in Social Enterprises in India or Ghana
Study Subject(s):Market Knowledge & Insights, Strategy & Operations, Business Development, Innovation & Sustainability, Impact Assessment & Analysis
Course Level:Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: Gray Matters Capital Foundation (GMC) and Gray Ghost Ventures (GGV).
Scholarship can be taken at: India or Ghana

Eligibility:
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
* Undergraduate degree or higher (by June 2012)
* Demonstrated interest and knowledge of social enterprise
* Demonstrated leadership in a professional or academic setting
* Professional or academic background in business, economics, development, international affairs, education, or a related fields
* Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment
* International travel experience; developing world experience a plus
* Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities
* Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities
* Must be 21 years of age or older
* Must have sufficient English fluency to participate in interviews
* Applicants must make a full-time, 10-month commitment to the fellowship.

It is expected that all selected fellows resign/request a temporary leave of absence from their current employment to dedicate themselves full-time to IDEX initiatives.
* Applicants can be citizens of any nationality
* Applicants must be able to obtain a business visa for entry to field placement host country.
* Applicants must commit to attending IDEX training if selected as fellows. All new fellows attend induction training in the host country of their fellowship placement. Training commences in the summer (July).
* Fellows are responsible for all expenses related to travel to and from the fellowship host country. IDEX will announce the dates for training upon acceptance of the fellowship (approx. 3 months prior to training date).

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Description: We are looking for dedicated and self-motivated individuals with the ability to work in new and challenging environments with limited resources. Fellows must be willing to work in low-income communities in developing nations (India or Ghana) and must demonstrate practical skills, relationship building, cultural sensitivity and leadership potential to affect change by implementing market-based solutions to create social impact. IDEX fellows are selected from a competitive pool of talented, passionate young professionals from across a wide range of sectors, professional and academic backgrounds and ethnicities.

How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: January 15, 2012

Further Scholarship Information and Application

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