• Washington, DC, USA

Every year, students and young professionals from around the world participate to design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities with other young leaders as well as some of the most senior decision-makers in international development, academia, and the private sector.

Location:

United States

Benefits

Receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities with other young leaders as well as some of the most senior decision-makers in international development, academia, and the private sector.

Eligibilities

Students and young professionals between the ages of 14-18 years and 18-35 years from around the world are invited participate.

Eligible Regions: Global

Application Process

Proposals should be submitted directly to the I4A email account [email protected] in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Please name your file as follows: “2017_Country_TeamName”.

Your proposal should include the following:

  • Title and team name
  • Short abstract
  • Explanation of the problem and context: Briefly describe the problem that your proposal is addressing.
  • Your solution: Succinctly describe your idea (including design, target population, stakeholders, incentives, and implementation)
  • Expected impact: Why is it relevant?
  • Are there similar examples? If so, where and how?
  • Challenges: What are challenges you might face and how can they be addressed?

Announcement of submissions selected for the final round: March 21, 2017

Application Deadline: February 28, 2017

Application ClosedOfficial link

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Please contact at [email protected]
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