Phase I consists of a preliminary questionnaire that is reviewed for alignment with Fellowship criteria.
In order to be considered for the fellowship, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
Candidates who meet the requirements will be invited to participate in Phase II of the application process.
Phase II of the application has a video and written component.
You will be asked to record a short that addresses the following topics:
You will provide written answers to questions that assess your leadership, the enterprise, and social impact.
Each candidate’s video and written application will be reviewed and scored on a 1-5 scale, 1 being the lowest score and 5 being the highest score. Candidates with the highest cumulative scores will advance to Phase III.
Part III of the application consists of a 30-minute video interview. Candidates will be required to invite 1 attendee to their interview. This must be someone who knows the candidate and their work. It can be a colleague or a community member impacted by their work. Both the candidate and attendee are expected to be present throughout the interview.
+ Enterprise must have at least one full-time employee in addition to the candidate;
+ Candidate is committed full‐time to running his/her enterprise;
+ Candidate is under 40 years of age (if 40 or older, explain rationale for joining fellowship);
+ Candidates should not be currently receiving formal coaching/mentoring support;if they are applying for other fellowships within the 2022 fellowship cycle, please make sure it is indicated within your application.
+ Candidate has to be in a position where s/he has decision making power.
+ Organization can be international, domestic or both.
+ Can be a for-profit, hybrid, or undecided venture, as long as the core mission is to create measurable social change.
+ The Global Good Fund fellowship is primarily focused on selecting enterprises in the following sectors: Financial Technology, Environment, Education, Economic Mobility and Health however we will consider applicants who fall outside of these areas as related to their potential for social impact and systematic change.
+ Organization has a set and sound business model with the ability to scale in the long term.
» You can still apply. Just be sure to make a note in your application why you don’t meet a criteria, and why you should still be considered for the fellowship.
» It varies year to year. We don’t have a set number right now.
» No. It’s critical that the business is up and running.
» For all inquiries, email email@example.com. We cannot take calls from everyone, so if your question isn’t answered here, please email it to Sandra and she will respond via email.
» Cofounders are encouraged to apply for the fellowship however their applications will be considered separately as this program is designed for individual leadership development.
» We ask a lot of our fellows. It’s important that you are working full-time at your enterprise so that you can also give time to us during your experience in the fellowship. Time management is hard enough – we don’t want you to have too many things vying for your attention.