28 February 2019
2019 Ideas for Action Competition
Ideas for Action provides students and young professionals from around the world with a unique opportunity to help shape the international development agenda and to take an active role in changing the world.
A joint program of the World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School, Ideas for Action is a knowledge platform connecting young leaders all around the world who are passionate about the future development of our world.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
The Sustainable Development Goals:
- GOAL 1: No Poverty
- GOAL 2: Zero Hunger
- GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
- GOAL 4: Quality Education
- GOAL 5: Gender Equality
- GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
- GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
- GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
- GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
- GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
- GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
- GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
- GOAL 13: Climate Action
- GOAL 14: Life Below Water
- GOAL 15: Life on Land
- GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
- GOAL 17: Partnerships to Achieve the Goal
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Arabic.
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
- Announcement of winners: May 31, 2019.
- Team Registration: Teams must consist of two to six members and may be formed across different schools, institutions, companies, countries, nationalities, etc.
- Eligibility: Students and young professionals between the ages of 18-35 years from around the world are invited to participate.
Winners of the competition get the opportunity to:
- Present their ideas at an event during the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group.
- Receive support from a project incubator at the Wharton School.
- Benefit from unique capacity development and networking opportunities with experts from international development, academia, and the private sector.
First Step: Fill in the application here.
Second Step: Register here.
- Please take a careful look at the Ideas for Action 2019 Guidelines before beginning your application.
- We recommend that all teams register and sign up to receive the latest information on I4A programs and events leading up to the competition deadline.
- The finalists and winners will be selected by a panel of academics and experienced development professionals from public and private sector institutions.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Nashwa Attallah/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Ahmad Samy/ Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team