Deadline:

5 January 2020.

Location:

Online.

(Award)

Description

Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 – Supported by BP

BP is proud to support the Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7. The Challenge aims to find and support innovative renewable energy solutions with the potential of substantially increasing the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

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The challenge welcomes solutions from young innovators that:

  • Are working to improve current renewable technologies such as solar, wind, and biofuels
  • Are exploring new technologies to produce the renewable energy sources of the future
  • Are increasing access to and the affordability of renewable energy for all developing countries, in particular the least developed countries.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Renewable energy.
  • Technology.
  • Entrepreneurship.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

12 Months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Aligned: Evidently aligned with the SDG7 challenge.
  • Youth-led: Founded by a person aged 18 – 30.
  • Focused: Well-structured time horizon, identified key stakeholders and beneficiaries, and proposed outcomes that are reasonable and well thought out.
  • Proven: Readily available, in or past implementation phase.
  • Impactful: Solutions must have a positive social impact, for example generating employment, or developing skills.
  • Measurable: Impacts of solutions must have been adequately measured and/or be measurable.
  • Financially viable: Must be able to achieve efficiency and to survive independently through the resources they generate and/or the investments and donations they attract.
  • Scalable: Potential to perform as well or better after expanding in scope or size and/or being transported to other regions.

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • A US$50,000 grant from BP.
  • 12 months of mentorship from a team of BP professionals. The mentorship team will work to accelerate your solution based on the needs of your initiative or organisation, such as:
    • Business strategy.
    • Best practices for data collection.
    • Monitoring and evaluation.
    • Product design.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in the required Application Form, then ”Submit”.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hesham Galal / Egypt

Reviewed by” Manar Khattab/Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team