[hcs-d] Apply to the Cheng Fellowship for Social Innovation!

Allison Kao allison_kao at college.harvard.edu
Sat Mar 17 16:26:21 EDT 2018

Learn more about the Cheng Fellowship. Deadline to apply is Sunday, March
25, 2018.

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*Fellowship for Social Innovators*

*Agitate. Innovate. Orchestrate. Drive Change.*

Calling all social problem solvers! The Cheng Fellowship
a rigorous co-curricular program of the Social Innovation and Change
Initiative that selects and supports students who are actively advancing
social innovation projects while in school... Find out more below!

*2018 Application Now Open!*

*Information Session at Harvard College
*March 20, 2018*

*4:00 - 5:00PMOffice of Career Services (OCS), 54 Dunster Street
<https://maps.google.com/?q=54+Dunster+Street&entry=gmail&source=g> (RSVP

*Application Deadine: Sunday, March 25 (11:59PM ET)*

*What is the Cheng Fellowship? *
The Fellowship is designed as a springboard for students actively preparing
to lead social innovation within and across government, NGO, grassroots,
and/or business contexts. Fellows move forward individual social change
projects and engage in a curated sequence of weekly co-curricular sessions,
individualized coaching, and immersion learning designed to accelerate the
thoughtful development and evolution of their projects. Fellows are
eligible to receive up to $30,000 in financial support for their continued

*Who should apply? *
People with a specific problem they care deeply about solving, an idea
about how they will get there, and a personal commitment to make it happen.
Successful applicants are prepared to develop, refine, and advance their
project in a serious and intentional way to bring about positive social
change while in school. They are highly focused and self-motivated, excited
to grapple with complexity and feedback, and committed to pursuing their
efforts after graduation and beyond.

*What are the eligibility requirements?*
*HKS*: Applicants for the 2018 Cheng Fellow cohort must be Master’s
candidates graduating from an HKS degree program in Spring 2019. This is a
one-year intensive Fellowship experience.

*Harvard College*: Applicants for the 2018 Cheng Fellow cohort must be
current sophomores/rising juniors at the College. College Fellows
participate in a two-year Fellowship experience, providing students with an
extended runway for post-graduate planning, individualized support, and
deepened community.

All applicants must be available to attend weekly evening co-curricular
sessions (one night/week) on HKS’ campus for the duration of the 2018-19
academic year.

*How do I learn more? *
Visit our website
join us at an upcoming information session
You can also contact Colleen Kelly, Program Manager, at
colleen_kelly at hks.harvard.edu.

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