Halcyon is currently accepting applications for the 2022 Opportunity Intensive Fellowship and 2022 Africa Intensive Fellowship.
Halcyon Fellowships equip early-stage social entrepreneurs with tools and relationships they need to achieve scalable, lasting impact.
Halcyon’s Fellowships are free, with no fee or equity stake required. During the Halcyon Flagship Residential Fellowship, a diverse cohort of fellows receives free residency and workspace, mentorship and leadership coaching, robust support from business consultants, and a living stipend to develop their entrepreneurial vision.
The Africa Intensive Fellowship is developed exclusively for social entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan Africa. Offered in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), fellows receive an extensive range of AWS resources including access to solutions architects, training, certification, and cloud credits. Hybrid format with a virtual experience and a one-week in-person Washington, DC residency in February 2022.
In general, we are looking for candidates who:
Lead an early-stage for-profit or hybrid social business that solves a social and/or environmental issue and has the potential to grow and scale (both the business and the impact)
Hold primary decision-making power in the growth and strategic vision of their social business, typically as a founder and CEO (ventures with multiple founders may apply with up to two co-founders)
Will contribute to the growth and development of the Halcyon Fellow community by sharing your talents, expertise, and empathy with your peers
Can travel to Washington, DC and stay at Halcyon for the duration of their residency. For the Flagship Residential Fellowship this is for five months (February- July 2022), Africa Intensive Fellowship this is for approximately one week (tentatively February 16-25, 2022).
,Applicants for the Flagship Residential Fellowship may live and work anywhere in the world, Africa Intensive applicants must be currently based in Sub-Saharan Africa, applicants for the Opportunity Intensive must be living in and/or primarily serving a government-designated Opportunity Zone in the Washington, DC metropolitan area
Application deadline is October 8, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET.
Find out more and apply here