Apply to Ashoka’s #ChangemakerXchange Summit -Palermo, Italy(Fully-funded)

Apply to Ashoka’s #ChangemakerXchange Summit -Palermo, Italy(Fully-funded)

Deadline: September 28, 2016

Ashoka invites applications for ChangemakerXchange 2016 ! Originally created in Istanbul by Ashoka and supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the ChangemakerXchange is a global collaboration platform for young social entrepreneurs. It gathers some of the world’s most exciting changemakers at summits around the world for the exchange and co-creation of ideas. The ChangemakerXchange now brings together young social entrepreneurs from 55 different countries in Europe, Turkey, the South Caucasus, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia

Selection criteria

Applicants for ChangemakerXchange:

  • Must be aged between 18 and 30. Please note a limited number of three places is available for 29- and 30-year-old applicants.
  • Should lead, co-lead, have founded or co-founded their own social venture which is up and running and addresses a relevant social problem. We are unable to accept applicants with an idea only or who are volunteering for an organisation.
  • Must have a good level of English that enables them to understand, present, and collaborate throughout the summit.
  • Should have the skills and know-how to be part of a special community of collaborative young social entrepreneurs and be willing to play an active role within this community.
  • Must come from Europe, Turkey, the South Caucasus, the Middle East or North Africa (the Maghreb and Egypt).

Covered costs

ChangemakerXchange covers 100% of travel costs and the majority of the conference costs for all four nights and five days (including hotel accommodation, inner city travel, food, entrance fees, etc.). However, participants will be charged a modest fee of €100 to cover part of the costs. Please note there are a limited number of stipends for those in special need – if that is you, please let us know in the application form.

How to Apply

  • Complete and submit 0nline application here.
  • Please draft your application in a Word document before filling out the following form, as it does not allow you to save your progress.

For more information, visit Ashoka CMXchange Italy 2016