Do you have a venture that is improving your community—or the world? Have you identified a business model that will make a profit and make a positive impact? Are you running a startup that you want to take to its full potential? Do you want to tap into the energy of SOCAP18—and connect with the world’s leading social entrepreneurs, impact investors and thought leaders?
Application Deadline: 1st June, 2018.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Scholarship recipients span across the globe
To be taken at (country): Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, USA
About the Award: SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) is a world-renowned conference series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good.Social entrepreneurs are the heart of SOCAP. They identify new solutions to pressing issues, balancing true impact with sustainable business models. We prioritize support for inspiring entrepreneurs, as they are the future of the social capital markets.
Every year, SOCAP offers scholarships to promising social entrepreneurs. We want your energy and your ideas at the conference! Past SOCAP entrepreneurs have come from over 35 countries on six continents, representing a wide variety of inspiring and innovative ventures.
The most common industries represented among past Scholarship winners are:
- Community Development
- and Environment
If you are an innovator who is using a market-based solution to solve a challenge that will create real impact, either social or environmental, you are invited to apply for a SOCAP Scholarship.
Offered Since: 2008
Eligibility Criteria: Entrepreneurs are recognized for their outstanding ideas, inspiring stories, and passion for creating sustainable business models
Number of Scholarships: Several
Value of Scholarship: The scholarship is an amazing opportunity for social entrepreneurs! Scholarship recipients receive support including:
- Free SOCAP18 full conference pass (valued at $1495)
- Free hostel accommodations (limited – prioritized for international entrepreneurs)
- Impact Accelerator @SOCAP – a pre-conference program just for entrepreneurs
- Recognition and high visibility in the SOCAP program
- Mentorship from experienced social impact leaders
How to Apply: Apply Here
Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details
Scholarship Provider: SOCAP (Social Capital Markets)
Important Notes: Scholarship does not include travel expenses. If you know someone who would benefit from this opportunity, please spread the word.