Participate in an exciting new program to acquire skills in social entrepreneurship, design thinking, the business model canvas, leadership and more.
Application Deadline: 1st December 2017
Eligible Countries: Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and students from these countries at the University of Michigan.
To Be Taken At (Country): University of Michigan
About the Award: Join a virtual exchange program with fellow students from Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and the University of Michigan. This program is open to any undergraduate / post-secondary student.
M2GATE is a team-based social entrepreneurship program that offers experiential learning and cross-cultural interactions with international peers through a virtual exchange.
The program covers the following topics, taught by experienced instructors:
- Cross-cultural Team-building
- Communication Skills
- Leadership Development
- Introduction to Entrepreneurship
- Design Thinking & Creative Inquiry
- Business Model Canvas
Eligibility: This application is open to post-secondary (undergraduate) students aged 18-25 at the University of Michigan (USA) Ann Arbor Dearborn, or Flint campuses and postsecondary (undergraduate) students aged 18-25 from Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia (or refugees currently residing in one of these four countries). We encourage applicants from a variety of disciplines – including Engineering, Business, Healthcare, and Liberal Arts – to apply. We strongly encourage women, refugees, and persons with disabilities to apply. (Students who have previously participated in a U.S. Government-funded exchange program are, unfortunately, ineligible for this program.)
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: There is no cost to participate in this program. The program is not for credit.
Duration of Program: 8 weeks
How to Apply: Apply now
Award Providers: William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan