Opportunities and Events
December 4 (Deadline extended) :
Submission deadline for CGI U 2016, University of California-Berkeley, CA
Global Initiative University meeting will bring together more than 1,000
innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in CGI U's five focus
areas: Education, Environment and Climate change, Peace and Human Rights,
Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health. Through the CGI University Network and
other opportunities, funding will be available to select CGI U 2015 students to
help them turn their ideas into action.
The Global Social
Venture Competition is the world’s preeminent social venture competition
providing aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and up to $50,000 in
prize money to transform their business ideas into positive real-world impact.
GSVC leads entrant teams through an experiential learning process to develop
innovative, scalable solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. Through our global network of 13 partner
schools and competitions, we give teams the connections, support, and exposure
needed to advance their social ventures
First round due
on December 4
around February 2016 (varies by region)
Presentations on April 1-2 2016
March 11: Application Deadline for Generous U
Generous U is a national contest to increase awareness and involvement of students on college campuses about the importance and impact of philanthropy and philanthropic values. Student groups are invited to compete for the $10,000 Sillerman prize and the Generous U award. The competition is judged based on the proposals and videos submitted by undergraduate and graduate students eligible to receive the prize through their college or university.
This 8-week program challenges students
to develop the skills to build and lead mission-centered social impact
institutions. Each cohort is comprised of 10 students and 1 Program Leader,
with each participant placed in a 30hr/week professional internship with a
social impact institution working in their field (education, agriculture,
public health, etc).