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Apply Now for the Halcyon MENA Fellowship Program USD$5,000

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Apply for the Halcyon MENA Fellowship Program 2023. The fellowship seeks to join the movement across North Africa and the Middle East through the MENA fellowship.

The program will focus on three dynamic residencies in AWS cloud credits, mentorship, and a USD 5,000 stipend. The program intends to help entrepreneurs as they build the future of EquityTech, Climate, and Health.

The program will address solutions in adaptation, climate, and resilience including but not limited to Renewable Energy Generation and Storage, Green Building Technologies, Climate Data and Analytics, Climate Smart Agriculture and Food Systems, and water.

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The Cohort will be up to 10 ventures from across the MENA Region to receive training in Halcyon’s methodology on business fundamentals, leadership, investment readiness, and impact.

The program will be delivered in a hybrid modality, and participants will engage in both virtual and in-person sessions: One (1) Virtual Program Kickoff Meeting, Four (4) Virtual Program Meeting Days, One (1) week in-person residency in Washington, DC, and (1) week in-person residency in the MENA Region (specific country to be announced).

Eligibility and Requirements for the Halcyon MENA Fellowship

Participants who are building scalable solutions must meet the following:

  • Participant’s venture must have operations in Algeria, Libya, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE), or Yemen.
  • Participants must have a Minimum Viable Product that has the potential to scale.
  • Participants must apply with up to one co-founder or hold primary decision-making power.
  • Participants must be fluent in English and at least 21 years of age by the start of the program.
  • Participants must be able to participate in all activities and programming sessions.
  • Participants must be developing a product that contributes towards one or more of the UN’s 17 SDGs.
  • Halcyon scores participants based on these criteria: Impact, Scalability, Innovation, and Talent.
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What You Stand to Gain from the Halcyon MENA Fellowship

Selected participants accepted into this program will receive the following:

  • Each selected participant of the Halcyon MENA Fellowship will receive a $ 5,000 equity-free travel stipend.
  • Selected participants will receive USD 10,000 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing credits.
  • Selected participants will receive additional technical support from Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Selected participants will have access to Halcyon’s world-class network of mentors and advisors.
  • Each Selected participant will receive bespoke training in business fundamentals, investment readiness, impact definition and measurement, and leadership.
  • Selected participants will be a part of a worldwide community of impact-driven entrepreneurs.
  • Selected participants will be a part of Halcyon workshops with legal experts.

Application Process

The application deadline is on the 20th of October, 2023.

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit the official webpage of the Halcyon MENA Fellowship Program.

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