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SOCAP, a network of investors, entrepreneurs, and social impact leaders who believe in an inclusive and socially responsible economy to address the world’s toughest challenges, is inviting innovative social entrepreneurs from around the world to apply for the SOCAP19 Social Entrepreneur Scholarship Program. Up to 150 outstanding social enterprises will receive a scholarship for the flagship SOCAP conference taking place in San Francisco from 22 to 25 October 2019.
Scholarship beneficiaries will be given a free SOCAP17 full conference pass, valued at US$1595. They will attend the Impact Accelerator @SOCAP, which is a tailored exclusive event only for SOCAP Entrepreneurs that includes keynotes from experts in the field, hands on workshops, and networking. Hostel accommodation for the duration of the conference is covered, and which is prioritized for entrepreneurs coming from outside the U.S. In addition, they will have mentions on the SOCAP website and conference program book.
Participation at the SOCAP conference will award entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet some of the world’s leading impact investors, network across industries, and make close connections with socially and environmentally-driven business leaders from across the world.
Travel expenses are not included in the SOCAP Scholarship.
Applicants must be promising social entrepreneurs and innovators with energy and ideas. They should have ventures that are creating impressive social and environmental change in communities around the world.
Applications are to be done online by 1 June 2019 for international applicants who need an early decision (for visa application purposes), and by 30 June 2019 for all other applicants.