Description & Goal

The American University of Armenia (AUA) / Impact Hub Yerevan fellowship program is the initiative of the American University of Armenia and AUA's Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation Center (EPIC) in collaboration with Impact Hub Yerevan to support AUA graduate & undergraduate students who are interested in developing a project, in any sphere or subject area, which aims to tackle a social problem. The goal of the fellowship is to support the students’ projects by offering Impact Hub’s unique ecosystem, which includes workspace infrastructure, entrepreneurial support, a collaborative community, and educational programs & events. The fellowship aims to inspire, connect, and enable student fellows to develop and realize new ideas to address social issues and to do their best work in a supportive, inspiring environment which includes over 100 of Armenia’s best and brightest social entrepreneurs with over 40 organizations/enterprises/initiatives represented.

Timeline

Length of the fellowship will be 3 to 8 months depending on the project and will be offered two-three times a year. Applications should be received by:
  • September 15 (Fall–Winter round)
  • February 15 (Spring–Summer round)

Eligibility

Students - or a team consisting of at least one student - currently studying at the American University of Armenia are eligible for the program. Students can be from any discipline (e.g., Humanities and Social Sciences, Public Health, Business and Economics, Computer Science and Engineering, etc).