Social Impact Start Scholarship Eastern Europe is a special in-residence program for social entrepreneurs from Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria and Russia. Organized by Social Impact GmbH, the participants will receive a financal contribution of 5,000 EUR and take part in a social start-up in-residence accelerator program in Berlin, Germany.
Proudly supported by SAP, soon-to-be social entrepreneurs receive coaching, training, co-working space and mentoring to kick-start their social businesses thanks to the Social Impact Start scholarship program. So far, the program has successfully supported more than 120 social entrepreneurs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland during their start-up phase.
What‘s in it for you?
5,000 EUR and a four-week in residence program at the Social Impact Lab in Berlin, Germany.*
We will help you take your social business to the next level, by inviting you to participate in workshops, group and individual coaching sessions, seminars, peer-group sessions and much more. By accessing Berlin’s network of leading social entrepreneurs your social business will benefit from an inspiring exchange of ideas, skills and know-how.
Who can apply?
» You are a resident and citizen of the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria or Russia
» Your intention is to create a social business which addresses a well-defined social problem – either in your country or globally
» Your idea is innovative and you are motivated to make a change
» The expected social impact will surpass existing alternatives
» Your idea is sustainable and has potential to scale
Application Deadline: July 15, 2014
Announcement of Winners: August 10, 2014
Start of Program Period: September 12 - Octobery 15, 2014