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June 24, 2015 | Diaspora (Netherlands)

Ye! Boost Program Offers Scholarships For Young Entrepreneurs

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Ye! Boost Program Offers Scholarships For Young Entrepreneurs

The Ye! Boost Program is a one-year entrepreneurship program for young entrepreneurs from Kenya, Ghana and the Philippines. It provides training, coaching, networking and international exchange opportunities to help young entrepreneurs build a business and grow it.

Ye! is offering scholarships to 30 young entrepreneurs from Kenya, Ghana and the Philippines to participate in the Ye! Social Enterprise Boost Camp.The Ye! Social Enterprise Boost Camp is a week-long acceleration and networking event, taking place on Oct 12-16 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The scholarships will cover return flights and lodging. Selected young entrepreneurs will receive intensive trainings on startup acceleration, network with European entrepreneurs and have the opportunities to pitch your startup to investors!

The scholarships include

  • 6 full scholarships: covering returned flights, lodging and participation fees of the Boost Camp
  • 24 partial scholarships: covering returned flights and lodging. You will only need to pay a discounted participation fee of 300 euro for the Boost Camp

Applicant criteria

  • Between 16 and 30 years’ old
  • Possess nationality from Kenya, Ghana or the Philippines
  • Have a (social) business which provides an innovative solution, particularly in agriculture, education, IT, health and clean energy
  • The business must be legally incorporated

How to apply
The scholarship awardees will be selected via an online video competition.

  1. Upload a two-minute video about your business idea on http://yecommunity.com/en/contest/ye-social-enterprise-boost-camp
  2. Share to your social network and invite people to vote!

Submission deadline: July 31st.
* Full scholarships will be awarded to the entrepreneurs that gets the most votes!

Submit your video today and get a chance to make your startup dream fly in Amsterdam!

For more information about the the upcoming events in your country, please visit:

Kenya
http://yecommunity.com/en/countries/kenya/resources/ye-boost-program-for-young-entrepreneurs-2

Ghana
http://yecommunity.com/en/countries/ghana/resources/ye-boost-program-for-young-entrepreneurs

Philippines
http://yecommunity.com/en/countries/philippines/resources/ye-boost-program-for-young-entrepreneurs-3

About Ye!
Ye! (www.yecommunity.com) is an entrepreneurship platform that provides an online community, country guides, coaching and funding opportunities to young entrepreneurs between the ages of 16 and 30. Ye! connects young entrepreneurs around the world and links them to various tools, resources and opportunities to support the growth of their enterprises. The main objective of Ye! is to fight youth unemployment and spur innovation through stimulating and supporting ethical youth entrepreneurship. Ye! is an initiative by Child and Youth Finance International, an international non-profit organization.

For Facebook:
Ye! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theyecommunity

The Ye! Boost Camp is offering scholarships to inspiring young entrepreneurs in Ghana, Kenya and the Philippines. Submit your two-minute video and participate! More information on http://yecommunity.com/en/contest/ye-social-enterprise-boost-camp

For Twitter:
Ye! Twitter: https://twitter.com/ye_community
Ye! Boost Camp open to young entrepreneurs in Kenya, Ghana and Philippines! Apply & get your scholarship! http://yecommunity.com/en/contest/ye-social-enterprise-boost-camp

Ye! Boost Program Launched in Kenya, Ghana and the Philippines

The Ye! Boost Program helps young entrepreneurs boost their startups. It provides online seminars, local workshops, one-on-one coaching and an international Boost Camp for young entrepreneurs from Kenya, Ghana and the Philippines. Furthermore, 30 scholarships will be offered to the most promising entrepreneurs! Applications are open! For more info, visit the Boost Camp website and check out other upcoming evenst in Kenya , Ghana and the Philippines

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