It would be great to see some of us from East Africa win these
fellowships. Andrius Kulikauskas, ms@...
Ashoka Fellowship: Open Applications for Social Entrepreneurs in Rural
Innovation and Farming in East Africa
Submitted by Tyler Spalding on Mon, 2011-02-14 11:14.
Calling for nominations!
Ashoka is recognizing outstanding social entrepreneurs in the field of
rural innovation and farming throughout East Africa.
The search is open to all individuals in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
working to serve small-holder farmers or innovating in rural development.
Benefits of the Ashoka Fellowship include:
Collaboration and learning opportunities within a global network of over
2,500 world class and like-minded social entrepreneurs
Access to technical support and pro bono partnerships to help grow your
A stipend for three years that is meant to allow the entrepreneur to
focus 100% on his/her work
Access to institutional funders and grant makers
Having read the criteria for selection, if you believe you qualify as an
Ashoka Fellow candidate, please apply by 5 March 2011 for the current
If you think you know a leading social entrepreneur who should be a
candidate, please email this post to him/her.
How to apply: Download, fill out this form and email it back to us at
Application Form (.doc) | Criteria Guideline (.pdf)
We look forward to hearing from you!
And, be sure to share with your friends!