Deadline: February 18th, 2019 11:59PM EST

Are you building a business to create a better world? Apply now for the Yunus&Youth (Y&Y) Global Fellowship Program for Social Business Entrepreneurs.

The Y&Y Fellowship Program is a six-month online program that empowers young social entrepreneurs to develop their full potential. We help to strengthen business models, build compelling strategies for social ventures and expand professional networks.

What is the Y&Y Fellowship Program composed of?

Mentoring: a structured one-to-one relationship with an experienced professional which involves the transmission of knowledge, social capital and guidance that enhance the fellow’s professional growth.

Online Platform: a 6-month course in social business development. The step-by-step curriculum ensures that by the end, they will be ready to pitch to potential investors.

Support Network: a system that facilitates the connection to like-minded professionals worldwide.

Who are our Fellows?

Exceptional, exclusively selected young people from a global pool of entrepreneurs starting a social business that have traction and are growing. The profiles of our last Class of Fellows are available here.


During the program you can expect to:
– Be part of an individually tailored online mentoring program with an experienced mentor who will provide professional guidance;
– Participate in expert webinars with our social business professionals;
– Increase your global network by being part of a global class of exclusively selected young social entrepreneurs;
– Receive support on focus areas and see your business grow and be taken
to the next level.


Your are eligible if:
– You have started a social business and are relentlessly working on solving a social issue in your country;
– You are under 35 years old;
– You have excellent English oral and written communication skills;
– You want to receive professional guidance to help your business grow and develop.

The Y&Y Fellowship Program starts in March, 2019 and lasts until October, 2019.
Deadline: February 18th, 2019 11:59PM EST

About Social Business

A social business is a non-loss, non-dividend company created to address a social purpose. Like charity, a social business exists to solve a social problem. However, like a traditional business, it is financially sustainable: it funds itself through a the commercialization of a product or service.

About Yunus&Youth

Founded in 2014 with the support of Nobel Peace Prize Muhammad Yunus, Yunus&Youth (Y&Y) connects global social business entrepreneurs with business experts to build successful and financially sustainable solutions to address the world’s most pressing needs.

Y&Y inspires a mission-driven community of young people by using business tools to drive social change.