We are looking for innovative, entrepreneurial ideas for how to tackle our biggest environmental challenges, such as climate change, loss of biodiversity, desertification, ocean depletion or other ecological fields. The best idea will be awarded with a 1-year fellowship by WWF Switzerland and the Hub Zürich. Are you up for the challenge?
The Hub Zürich Fellowship Program boosts your initiative to the next level!
The Hub Zürich Fellowship Program empowers driven entrepreneurs to successfully implement their ideas by leveraging the Hub’s diverse and supportive community of changemakers. Its close partnerships with WWF Switzerland, Ashoka Switzerland and selected network partners support our outstanding Fellows to multiply their impact for society and environment. The Program offers a living stipend, seed funding, unlimited access to the Hub Zürich and the global Hub Network as well as exclusive coaching and mentoring services.
Individuals and teams of two or three persons older than 18 and from any nationality are eligible. However, applicants must take care of their work permit for Switzerland themselves. But now the interesting stuff:
We are thrilled to receive applications from individuals and small teams (1-3 persons) who are
The proposed ideas and projects need to
Show us that within the Fellowship year
Please find here a detailed description of the selection criteria (PDF).
The first Hub Zürich Fellowship is proudly sponsored by WWF Switzerland and will be granted in the area of “Climate Change & Sustainability”, one of the Hub’s core clusters. We are looking for outstanding, entrepreneurial ideas how to solve environmental problems like e.g. climate change, loss of biodiversity, desertification, ocean depletion or other ecological fields. The best idea will be awarded with a 1-year fellowship by WWF Switzerland and the Hub Zürich. Do you have such an idea?
The Hub Zürich Fellowship Program provides social entrepreneurs with the key ingredients that are needed to successfully launch a social business. The Hub Zürich WWF Fellow will receive:
After the Fellowhsip year, we support you on your next steps with our network partners and funders
In order to ensure the impact of the Hub Zürich WWF Fellow, the fellow will be required to:
Take the challenge and apply for the Hub Zürich WWF Fellowship on Climate Change & Sustainability! Applications are open until December 12th, 2010 (23:59h CET). Find out more about the application & selection procedure.
For more information see http://www.hubzurich.org/wp/fellowship/fellowship-program/