Have a great idea or project that can help you learn this summer while tackling a community issue head-on? Want to design and pursue your own independent project? Here’s how we can help you make it happen!
If you have any questions or need help with your application materials, please contact Yock Theng at email@example.com.
About the Social Impact Fellowship
The Social Impact Fellowship (SIF) is a small grant intended to fund short to medium-term student initiatives that raise awareness of a social issue, or advance a solution to a social challenge.
Funding is available for student-driven projects that integrate the following outcomes:
Timeline for AY2018/2019
1 January 2019: Application opens
28 February 2019: Application closes
Mid March 2019: Results announced
April 2019: Pre-departure orientation for overseas projects
May – August 2019: Commence project during summer break
12 August 2019: Final report due
*Students who are pursuing study abroad in Japan or Germany in Sem 2 should contact firstname.lastname@example.org separately.
**Students who are pursuing study abroad in Yale are encouraged to explore resources at Dwight Hall when putting together their application. Please contact email@example.com with any queries.
1. Getting started
Read this website to familiarise yourself with the details about Social Impact Fellowship.
Complete and submit the Idea Introduction Form to tell us about your project.
You will be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your form.
2. Project development
Once you have met with a CIPE advisor, complete and submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SIF Proposal Template: SIF_Proposal_Project Name_Year
SIF Budget Template: SIF_Budget_Project Name_Year
More information on the evaluation criteria can be accessed here.
3. Project proposal review
Attend a short interview to present your project and ideas to a review committee.
4. Commence project
Time to put all that planning into action over the summer break.
5. Wrapping up
Submit a final report by the first week of the new academic year in fall. See timeline for the exact date.