Why should you apply?
We seek exemplary, high-potential, distinct ideas that hold potential for strong social impact. We will especially seek models that promise disruptive innovation that will be a game-changer for the social sector.
If you are a change-maker, or have an idea you believe can hold significant social impact through innovating a new model of service or program, a social venture, or a new product, we want to hear from you. If you believe your idea is highly innovative but you need help developing it, or the idea would benefit from pre-flight vetting, or you lack the right connections, networks, or financial opportunities to implement it, the Social Innovations Lab can help.
Submissions are welcome from students, faculty, and staff of higher education institutions AND from individuals/teams from governmental, not-for-profit, social benefit social-impact organizations, and social enterprises.
How To Apply
SIL operates an open enrollment process. Individuals will be selected from a competitive screening process. All applicants must submit a completed online application. SIL will review applications submitted through its website.
We Welcome Applications That:
- Reflect Social Innovation and Enterprise Industry Values
- Reflect Social Impact Potential
- Reflect Sustainability Potential
Use this application form if you are a higher education student, faculty, and/or staff.
Use this application form if you are NOT a higher education student, faculty, and/or staff.