• Deadline for full proposal submissions: February 28, 2017
  • Announcement of submissions selected for the final round: March 21, 2017
  • Deadline for final submissions: April 17, 2017

Description

Every year, students and young professionals from around the world participate to design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities with other young leaders as well as some of the most senior decision-makers in international development, academia, and the private sector.

Eligibility

Eligibility: Students and young professionals between the ages of 14-18 years and 18-35 years from around the world are invited participate.
High School (14-18 Years)
Young Adults (18-35 Years)

Award

Receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities with other young leaders as well as some of the most senior decision-makers in international development, academia, and the private sector.

How to Apply

Team Registration: Teams must consist of two to six members and may be formed across different schools, institutions, companies, countries, nationalities etc. Please register your teams prior to submitting your proposal. You will then receive all relevant updates regarding the competition and our upcoming events.

Submission: Proposals should be submitted directly to the I4A email account (ideas4action@wharton.upenn.edu) in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Please name your file as follows: “2017_Country_TeamName”.

 


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