Business Alliance for Local Living Economies is awarding fellowship program for research students in local economy, Washington, 2013 2014
Scholarship Program: Balle Local Economy Fellowship 2013 2014
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: Fellowship is open for U.S. citizens only.
Employer: Business Alliance for Local Living Economies is organizing fellowship program.
Level of study: This Fellowship program is for research studies
Subject(s): Fellowship in the field of local economy.
Duration: This fellowship program is organized for 18 months.
Number of awards: The number of awards for this scholarship program is three.
Am I eligible? 1) Minimum of three years’ experience building local economy and community partnerships that yield results, including at least one year convening and coordinating independently owned businesses.
2) Come from diverse backgrounds and represent diverse communities that are inclusive of the full diversity of North American society, with an emphasis on communities of color and low-income communities. They bring unique local economic solutions that are culturally and regionally specific to their communities.
3) Proven track record of specific innovations as a local leader, such as changing government spending or policy, measurable shift in business and consumer behavior, etc.
4) Proven track record of specific fundraising ability, financial management ability, and ability to convene and maintain key partnerships.
How do I apply? Students can apply for this fellowship program electronically.
What does it cover? BALLE invests $80,000 in each Fellow over the course of the fellowship.
Scholarship Description: The BALLE Local Economy Fellowship was created to address a need – the problem has been all too often these leaders work in isolation, face challenges alone and re-invent the wheel as they look for solutions in an emerging field. But by bringing them together to share, challenge and collaborate, our ideas are smarter, our solutions spread faster and we’re able to create more prosperity for more people. After 10 years, we are convinced that the BALLE Local Economy Fellowship is the fastest, most effective way to accelerate the growth of an economy that works and unleash real local prosperity.
Application closing date: Students can apply for this Fellowship program till 1 October, 2012.
Category: Research scholarships, fellowships