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Halcyon 2021-2022 Incubator Fellowship Program for Entrepreneurs

Halcyon Fellowships equip early-stage social entrepreneurs with the tools and relationships they need to achieve scalable, lasting impact.

They are currently accepting applications for:

  • Halcyon’s Flagship Residential Fellowship: The fellowship that launched the Halcyon Incubator in 2014 has supported over 100 inspiring founders and their ventures. Sector agnostic, open to early-stage social entrepreneurs from around the world, and offered in-person during a 5-month (February – July 2022) residency in Washington, DC.
  • Africa Intensive Fellowship: The newest fellowship! Developed exclusively for social entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan Africa. Offered in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), fellows receive an extensive range of AWS resources including access to solutions architects, training, certification, and cloud credits. Hybrid format with a virtual experience and a one-week in-person Washington, DC residency in February 2022.
  • Opportunity Intensive Fellowship: Designed for social entrepreneurs living in or primarily serving government-designated Opportunity Zones in the Washington, DC metropolitan area (including suburban Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Baltimore). Ventures receive holistic support designed to close funding gaps. Offered in a hybrid format, including monthly virtual programming throughout the year and two weeks of in-person residency in summer 2022.

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About Halcyon

Halcyon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. Our signature programs are fellowships designed to equip early-stage social entrepreneurs with tools and relationships they need to achieve scalable, lasting impact. More broadly, we seek to mold the business world to be a more inclusive, impact-oriented place. Since our founding in 2017, Halcyon has worked closely with creators and innovators to understand their ecosystems, identify their needs, and explore new programs and partnerships to meet those needs, with everything from a network of angel investors to By The People,... read more


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Halcyon Incubator Fellowship Program

  • Type Entrepreneurs
  • OrganisationHalcyon
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Men and Women
  • Application Deadline October 8, 2021

Aim and Benefits of Halcyon Incubator Fellowship Program

  • Equity free stipend.
  • Final showcase to pitch Halcyon community members, investors & strategic partners.
  • Pro-bono support from Halcyon’s legal, business, consulting, and technical partners including Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurs who successfully scaled their businesses.
  • Mentorship and leadership coaching.
  • AWS cloud credits & training.
  • Skill development and capacity building programming.
  • Five months housing and workspace in Washington, DC (Flagship Residential Fellowship only).
  • Lifelong community of global impact innovators.
  • Halcyon team members who are always there to cheer for you and your impact.

Requirements for Halcyon Incubator Fellowship Program Qualification

Open to candidates who:

  • Lead an early-stage for-profit or hybrid social business that solves a social and/or environmental issue and has the potential to grow and scale (both the business and the impact)
  • Hold primary decision-making power in the growth and strategic vision of their social business, typically as a founder and CEO (ventures with multiple founders may apply with up to two co-founders)
  • Will contribute to the growth and development of the Halcyon Fellow community by sharing your talents, expertise, and empathy with your peers
  • Can travel to Washington, DC and stay at Halcyon for the duration of their residency. For the Flagship Residential Fellowship this is for five months (February- July 2022), Africa Intensive Fellowship this is for approximately one week (tentatively February 16-25, 2022), Opportunity Intensive for two weeks tentatively scheduled for summer 2022
  • Applicants for the Flagship Residential Fellowship may live and work anywhere in the world, Africa Intensive applicants must be currently based in Sub-Saharan Africa, applicants for the Opportunity Intensive must be living in and/or primarily serving a government-designated Opportunity Zone in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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Application Deadline

October 8, 2021


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Halcyon on halcyon.submittable.com to apply

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