The Draper Richards Foundation provides selected social entrepreneurs with funding of $100,000 annually for three years. The funds are specifically and solely for entrepreneurs starting new non-profit organizations. The Draper Richards Fellowships are highly selective. We only award six fellowships per year so we can fully engage with our portfolio of grantee organizations.
Many people would love to obtain a green MBA, but are put off by the high costs. This is the second in a series of post that explain how to get financial aid for attending a green MBA program. This post tells readers where to look for scholarships, fellowships, and other types of financial aid, as well as how to create a strategy that will dramatically increase their chances of success at winning not just one source of financial aid, but multiple sources. The first post, I Want a Green MBA, But How Do I Pay for It?, includes information on calculating the costs to attend; how to start cutting costs before you attend; how to get organized for the coming onslaught of admissions and financial aid activity;financial aid forms; and working with financial aid offices at the schools you are thinking about attending.
Echoing Green is a fellowship program that sponsors a two-year fellowship program each year targeting individuals and organizations that provide social entrepreneurship solutions. Between 12 and 15 fellowships are awarded annually. The application deadline for the 2010 fellowship class is 2010. Details on who is eligible to apply, how to apply, the award amount and helpful links are provided in this posting.
Internship Spotlight: US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Internship and Fellowship Programs
The Energy and Commerce Committee offers three types of internships and fellowships on the majority staff: college internships, graduate internships, and post-graduate fellowships. All three programs are intended to provide educational benefit by exposing the intern or fellow to the work of the Energy and Commerce Committee.