Shuttleworth Fellowship Program for International Fellows, 2017


Shuttleworth Fellowship Program for International Fellows, and Applications for the  March 2017 fellowship intake closes15 October 2016. Applications for the 1 September fellowship intake closes 1 May.  Applications are invited for one year Shuttleworth fellowship program available for  international fellows. The co-investment project funding is the most unique part of the Fellowship Program, as Fellows are rewarded for investing in their own ideas. An amount of $245,000 is set aside per Fellow per year as potential project funding. This funding is unlocked through a light weight project pitch process and the Foundation tops up the Fellow’s own investment by adding at least 10 times as much funding from their project funding pool. Imagine the cost of a Fellow’s time for the year is agreed at $1000. As the fellowship year progresses, the Fellow realises that it would be beneficial to spend $100 in order to advance their idea. The Fellow then takes $900 home for the cost of her time and reinvests $100 back into the implementation of her idea, while the Foundation contributes at least another $1000, giving her a project budget of $1100. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Fellows work from where they are, with an open door to visit the Foundation’s head office in Cape Town, South Africa.

Level: This is one year fellowship programme available for individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change

Field(s): The Foundation offers fellowships to individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. Foundation is most interested in exceptional ideas at the intersection between openness, technology, knowledge and learning. Ideas that would really move the dial on access to global knowledge, social and economic development.

Deadline:  15 October 2016.

Funded By: Shuttleworth Foundation Trust

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Shuttleworth Fellowship Program is targeted for International applicants.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Not Known

Scholarship covers: The co-investment project funding is the most unique part of the Fellowship Program, as Fellows are rewarded for investing in their own ideas. An amount of $245,000 is set aside per Fellow per year as potential project funding. This funding is unlocked through a light weight project pitch process and the Foundation tops up the Fellow’s own investment by adding at least 10 times as much funding from their project funding pool. Imagine the cost of a Fellow’s time for the year is agreed at $1000. As the fellowship year progresses, the Fellow realises that it would be beneficial to spend $100 in order to advance their idea. The Fellow then takes $900 home for the cost of her time and reinvests $100 back into the implementation of her idea, while the Foundation contributes at least another $1000, giving her a project budget of $1100.

Description

The Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Program funding consists of two components for each Fellow – the fellowship grant and the co-investment project funding.

The fellowship grant covers the cost of the Fellow’s time for a year and is guaranteed to the fellow for that year.

The grant amount varies and is determined by each Fellow’s salary equivalent outside of. 

Eligibility

‣ The Shuttleworth Foundation offers Shuttleworth Fellowship Program to individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. We are most interested in exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement.

‣ The Foundation funds people from all over the world regardless of gender, age, nationality or experience. We are looking for a complete picture of you and your idea.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants are required to apply via online.

Get StartedWe invite individuals with a fresh approach to solving a social challenge, using openness, to apply to our Fellowship Program.

Applicants may choose to make their application public at any time. You are most welcome to do so.

For those who choose not to, your application will remain private in its entirety within the Foundation and its immediate support network until such time as you may be offered a Fellowship. At that point, we will have a conversation on how best to share information about you as a Fellow in the interest of openness.

Applicants who choose to make their application public do not have a specific advantage over those who choose not to do so during the selection process.In order to keep your application private, you may choose to protect your video submission with a password.

Please submit the password along with the video link via our secure application form.No partial applications will be considered.

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‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: Applications for the March 2017 fellowship intake close on 15 October 2016.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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