FAWE invites applications for grants to support scholar’s entrepreneurship initiatives under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Entrepreneurship Fund (SEF) that will be implemented from March 2020 to March 2021. The SEF aims at nurturing creative and innovative Scholars’ business ideas to enable them productively and positively contribute to socio-economic development of their communities/countries. This project is being implemented in Rwanda and is administered by FAWE Rwanda. The target group is the FAWE-Mastercard Foundation Scholars and alumni at tertiary education levels in Rwanda. This application was to be done in three rounds but due to time constraints the second and third cohort will be combined. This shall form the last call for this specific grant. The application period for this call runs from 22nd January, 2020 to 20th February, 2020. The application period ends at 11:59p.m. on 20th February 2020. The business idea or project should contribute to the socio-economic impact of the community or country
To be eligible, the project lead must be a FAWE Mastercard Foundation ongoing Scholar at the University of Rwanda or INES-Ruhengeri, be a Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, have a business idea/project to be implemented in Rwanda and submit only one business idea/project per round.
The online application form is available here: ONLINE APPLICATION FORM