Monday, May 5, 2014

Call for Applications: IndiAfrica Young Visionaries Fellowship 2014

INDIAFRICA Young Visionaries Fellowship 2014
INDIAFRICA Young Visionaries Fellowship seeks to identify promising young entrepreneurs in India and Africa to offer them opportunities for growth and collaboration across the two geographies. Entries are invited from entrepreneurs under 40 years of age from Africa and India, who have demonstrated success in terms of achieving significant profit and/or substantial social impact through a venture in any of the following industry sectors:
  • Creative & Cultural Industries (Art, Music, Handicraft, Design, Cinema...)
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Agriculture, Food & Nutrition
  • Healthcare
  • Information & Communication Technologies

The Awards
  • 10 Indians and 10 Africans will be selected as Young Visionaries. The final announcement will be made on June 10 during the Awards Function of the INDIAFRICA Business Venture Competition at Accra.
  • Each winner will receive a cash grant of USD 2000 and will be invited to attend a 5 day Boot Camp in Delhi between 23rd and 27th June, 2014 with a view to exploring possibilities of new collaborative business ventures between Africa and India.
  • The Boot Camp will close with a Valedictory Function on 27th June, likely to be attended by all African Heads of Mission in Delhi and top decision makers from government, media, academia and business.
Important Dates:
  •  Application Deadline: 18th May 2014
  •  Announcement of Shortlist: 26th May 2014
  •  Skype Interviews: 29th May to 3rd June 2014
  •  Announcement of Winners: 10th June 2014
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must be under the age of 40 years as on 31st December 2014
Contest Categories
  1. Africa: Open to citizens of the African continent only
  2. India: Open to Indian citizens and non-resident Indians only

Online Application:

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