Community Innovator Fellowship

Applications are open for young innovators who want to address the societal issues under Community Innovator Fellowship of ACIC Mar Ephraem Incubation Forum

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Community Innovator Fellowship

The Community Innovator Fellowship (CIF) is designed to nurture young and aspiring community innovators who are building indigenous solutions for local challenges. CIF aims to support their entrepreneurial journey by providing access to infrastructure, knowledge (SDGs, business and life skills), network and market. If you are a young innovator/entrepreneur working to resolve an existing challenge in your region through an enterprise, this fellowship is for you.

Benefits of CIF

  • Fellows who get selected for the fellowship program will get adequate knowledge through toolkits workshops and a digital learning platform
  • Fellows will get mentorship to build business acumen and sector expertise
  • To create an impression on community fellows will get local Mitra for on ground community outreach support and solution validation
  • Fellows will also get access to infrastructure of the host ACIC
  • Fellows may get financial help up to rupees 2 Lakhs.

Eligibility Criteria for a Fellow

  • The Community Innovator Fellow is an individual with an entrepreneurial mindset, with anidea to solve a community challenge through his/her enterprise.
  • Age - 18-35 Years
  • Education - At least a bachelors/diploma/degree holder in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Distance from the community – Residential address within 30 km from ACIC Mar Ephraem Incubation Forum
  • Literacy level – English Language proficiency (Intermediate)