Applications open for Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year Competition Global Selection

26th Jun 2013
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Applications are open for the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year Competition – Global Selection.


The Global Selection is open to all organizations based in:

  • ASIA / ASIA Pacific (except India)
  • AFRICA
  • EUROPE (except France)
  • LATIN AMERICA (except Brazil, Chile, Venezuela)
  • MIDDLE EAST and NORTH AFRICA
  • NORTH AMERICA


Selected winners will be included in the Schwab Foundation network of social entrepreneurs. This includes access to a peer network of social entrepreneurs, special benefits such as pro-bono consulting services and scholarships to executive education courses at world-class institutions such as Harvard Business School, Stanford University and INSEAD.The winners will be invited to the regional meetings of the World Economic Forum which are relevant to their work. They are highlighted as leading social entrepreneurs in a plenary session with heads of state and/or corporate leaders. Excellent finalists or winners under 40 will also be nominated to the Young Global Leaders network of the World Economic Forum.

Application: download and complete the application form and return it by e-mail (global@schwabfound.org) along with the requested documentation by 15 July 2013.

Criteria for Selection into the Schwab Foundation Network:

1. Transformative Social Change

2. Organizational Sustainability

3. Proven Social and/or Environmental Impact

4. Reach and Scope

5. Scalability

6. The Candidate as Ambassador

More information here

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