Applications for the 2017 Yenching Social Innovation Forum are open.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis starting from September 29th, and decisions on admission will be announced starting November 1st. The final deadline for applications is Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 23:59 pm China Standard Time (GMT+8). Late applications will not be considered. All applications must be in English



What Are We Looking For? 

  • English proficiency (Chinese language proficiency is not required)
  • Applicants should demonstrate experience developing solutions to issues related to climate change or sustainability through innovation.

Whether you are an entrepreneur, still studying or already a professional, we are looking for bright minds from around the world who are passionately motivated to make a difference in the environmental sector. We believe that the ability to perceive challenges as opportunities and an open mindset are key factors to creating an entrepreneurial environment, which promotes value oriented solution finding. Therefore we greatly emphasize an understanding of a global set of values, the realization of which is pursued through innovative thinking. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding application eligibility.