Youth Action Net Laureate Global Fellowship is a pioneering youth social entrepreneurship program working to redefine how young people lead change. Launched in 2001, the fellowship invests annually in twenty extraordinary young leaders whose social ventures are transforming how age-old challenges are addressed in their communities and countries. Fellowship applicants earn their spot in this renowned cohort through a rigorous selection process including evaluation by a panel of peer leaders and executives from distinguished global institutions.
Location of opportunity: USA.
Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Institution offering the opportunity: International Youth Foundation.
Level of Study: Postgraduate
- Young leaders ages 18-29 who have founded or co-founded social ventures with at least one year of impact are eligible to apply to the fellowship.
- We encourage applications from youth representing all countries, genders, education levels, races, religions, and social impact areas. We believe the diversity of experiences across fellows in each cohort is a vital factor in shaping the open-minded learning community that’s central to our approach. Meet the 2016 class.
- While measures of success such as existing impact, innovation, and community mobilization are important, we also consider applicants’ capacity for self-reflection and ability to contribute positively to a collaborative learning environment. Learn more about the qualities YouthActionNet looks for in young social entrepreneurs.
How to Apply
Applications are now open for the 2017 Laureate Global Fellowship! Click here to apply.
March 16, 2017