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    Act (Fellows) - Promoting Ideas In The FEI Domain
    Yonah promotes ideas in the fields of freedom, education, creativity, impact.
    Our fellows are innovators, social engineers and creators with an unconventional vision

Yonah Fellows is conducted on an annual basis. Fellows get an access to idea tank, fellowship and impact program. As a think tank we observe, define and discuss cutting-edge concepts and ideas, as a fellowship we empower mature ideas and concepts, as an impact fund we promote ventures and projects. In order to paricipate in any program you should apply for fellowship.

Fellowship 2019

We would like to inform you, that Yonah Fellows program is opened. Kindly ask you to accurately study all the information before submitting your application.

Eligibility
Our fellowships are exclusive to participants who represent ideas in FEI domain: freedom, education, impact. Our fellows include innovators, educators, social engineers and creators who suggest unconventional approaches to various challenges or create works that expand and empower a perception of particular issues. Applicants must identify as persons under 35 years old.

The Selection Process
Our selection committee is formed from a group of community councils, Yonah's staff, and external experts. The committee reviews all applications submitted within the specific period and evaluates each project based on a number of criteria.

Calendar 2019

  • Submission Period: April 15 - October 15
  • Review Window: September 1 - November 1
  • Fellows Selected: November 15



Our Guidelines

Who can apply?

Yonah Fund accepts requests from applicants under 35 years who represent specific works, projects or ventures within the FECI domain: freedom, education, creativity, impact.


Do you accept individuals' applications?

Yes. We accept application both from individuals or teams.


My request does not fall under the fields listed above. Can I still apply?

Sorry, we only grant, support and fund projects which fall under the fields listed above.


We are startup or organization seeking financial assistance. Are we ellegible for funding?

We don't grant or fund ordinary startups or business organizations, excepting specific social, education or human potential technologies. Our main focus is talented individuals, socially-significant projects, ventures or technologies.


How old do I have to apply?

The applicant's full age must be 35 years old or younger.


Can I apply from [country name]?

We accept applications regarding participant's location. So you can apply from any country or location.


What restrictions are there for project nominated to the Fellowship?

There are no specific restrictions, if your project meets all the requirements listed above.


How will I find out that I was selected?

We will inform you in case your application is selected.


I wasn't selected last year. Can I apply again?

Absolutely, applicants are welcome to apply once per year. At the same time any applicants who submit multiple applications in the year may be disqualified.


Does Yonah Fund accept ambassadors?

Sure! Our organization hugely relies on our worldwide community and peers. So if you want to spread a word about out fellowship or support us in any other way, feel free to reach us via career at yonah.org or visit our chapters page.




Yonah Impact

Yonah Impact is a program that supports highly limited amount of ideas, mostly developed within Yonah Tank. It's important to mention, that we don't invest in unsolitated appplications. In order to get funding, you should become a Yonah's fellow, that means a selective process that has a goal to find promising ideas and concepts.

Our approach

We value original ideas and concepts. We don't appreciate "copy-cats" and dublicates. At the same time we don't care about your size, working a lot with 1-person teams and individuals.


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Today culture is addicted to "simple food" - ideas that look simple and viral. Ideas which can be quickly adopted by millions. However often it doesn't allow to solve issues that many communities experience, including health care, education and even access to clean water. Whether you are educator, creator, humanitarian or artist, get ready for hard work and persistence.

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