Apply For The Young Sustainable Impact (YSI- Norway) Innovation Programme For Social Entrepreneurs (This Programme Is Fully Funded)

20 Jan, 2018

Background

YSI is all about solving the greatest challenges of our generation. After witnessing the Paris Climate conference in 2015, Maiuran Loganathan felt inspired to take it one step further – Creating a global movement of youth who could create and implement the solutions for our grand challenges; from poverty to climate change to gender equality.

The aim is for you and your team to create a real startup that helps solve the sustainable development goals and are economically viable. Brilliant individuals are put in international teams of three people, and will go through 5 modules and 10 objectives in 5 months. 4,5 months is online and the two last weeks is in Oslo, Norway where you get a fully funded trip to meet mentors, your teammates and investors.

Benefits

  • All expenses covered (Flight, food and accommodations) and trip to Norway
  • Meet the entrepreneurial community of Oslo, Norway!
  • Learn about and get training in creativity, innovation, teamwork, and leadership.
  • Mentors, access to investors, and some of the best talents under 25 years in the world in your team.
  • Learn about innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship through action and our curriculum.
  • A golden chance to create a real startup tackling the sustainable development goals.
  • Learn to work online, with a diverse team
  • Get access to a huge network of young talents and a community of driven people.

Eligibility

    • Between 16-25 years of age.
    • All countries can apply




  • People with 15-25 hours to use every week from April-August.
  • Dedicated people with a real drive for solving the world problems.
  • People who are willing to make time and wants to create a real startup.
  • People with a proven track record of excellence in resilience, drive, and who are passionately able to use their skills and knowledge towards a project of any kind.
  • Open minded people who are willing to understand different walks of life, see things in a new perspective, and with an intention of creating a positive impact.
  • People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, and bold enough to actually do it.
  • People who doesn’t get discouraged by creating a startup remotely with new people from different continents.
  • People who can make decisions and keep their cool under extreme uncertainty.

Application Process

From January 15th – February 15th you can apply through the form found the YSI website www.ysiglobal.com/apply-now/ for round 1.

You apply as an individual, and you do not apply with ideas but rather who you are as a person and your previous accomplishments.

  • Further round 2: February 20th – February 28th
  • Round 3: March 5th – March 10th.

For more information, visit the official website of YSI by following the link below:

https://www.ysiglobal.com/program

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