2 November 2018.
INNOVATE FOR REFUGEES
Launched on World Refugee Day in 2016, the Innovate for Refugees program is an initiative by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab to find and reward innovative and tech-driven solutions for life threatening challenges faced by refugees world wide. When launched, the initiative gathered around over 30 community partner organizations who have helped in spreading the world and running local events to raise awareness on the challenges faced by refugees and encourage individuals to team up and innovate possible solutions.
The MITEF Enterprise Forum Pan Arab Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR Competition) is designed to attract the best tech-driven solutions addressing the refugee crisis.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Entrepreneurship and innovation.
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab will announce the names of the semi-finalists on all of its social media channels and on the website. On announcement day, all teams (selected or not selected as semi-finalists) will be notified by email regarding the status of their application.
- At least two members per team.
- At least one Arab national on the team.
- Solution is tech-driven.
- Addresses a challenge faced by displaced populations.
- Cash prizes: $ 250,000.
- MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab will cover the flight ticket and accommodation, lunch, coffee breaks, and on ground transportation for up to 2 team members in the event that they are not based out of the country hosting the finals. Visa fees are not covered by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab.
First Step: Create an account here.
Second Step: Select the track that applies to your project and the language with which you wish to fill the application form.
Third Step: Fill out and submit the application form.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Rehab Ali/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Ahmad Samy/ Egypt ”
“ Somiyah Elhassawy/ Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team