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Join the NGFP Fellowship: Shaping Tomorrow’s World Today

Are you passionate about using futures and foresight methods to tackle challenges in your community or on a global scale? If so, the NGFP Fellowship offers you a chance to nurture your project and connect with a global network of forward-thinking change-makers. Dedicated to individuals aged 18-35, as well as those older with less than 5 years of foresight experience, this fellowship empowers emerging practitioners to make a real impact.

Apply Now for the 2024 NGFP Fellowship

Applications are now open for the 2024 NGFP Fellowship! If you’re eager to join the ranks of NGFP Fellows, submit your application by May 31, 2024, 23:59 GMT+1. Don’t miss this opportunity to take your project to the next level.

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What Does the Fellowship Offer?

The NGFP Fellowship provides a supportive platform for young professionals venturing into the futures and foresight field. Often, navigating this space can feel isolating, especially for youth balancing these pursuits alongside their daily responsibilities. Through the fellowship, participants gain access to:

  • Global Network: Join over 900 like-minded individuals from 90 countries in the NGFP Network.
  • Mentorship: Receive guidance and support from experienced mentors.
  • Capacity Building: Enhance your foresight skills through workshops and training sessions.
  • Regional and Sector-Specific Hubs: Engage with peers in specialized communities.
  • Funding Opportunities: Secure financial backing to develop your projects.
  • Event Participation: Connect with decision-makers and experts in the field.

Who Can Apply?

The NGFP Fellowship welcomes applications from individuals aged 18-35, as well as those older with less than five years of foresight experience. We encourage submissions from diverse backgrounds, particularly from the Global South and those addressing pressing global issues.

Funding Details

Each fellow receives an initial prize of USD 1,000 to kickstart their project. Moreover, all fellows have the chance to compete for the Fellowship Main Prize, a substantial grant of at least USD 10,000, awarded to those who demonstrate exceptional progress during the fellowship.

Crafting a Successful Application

Your application should outline a project or idea with a clear theory of change, demonstrating how futures and foresight methods will drive positive change. Highlight your community engagement strategy and articulate the significance of joining the NGFP Network to your project’s development.

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Focus Areas

While applications from all sectors are welcome, we prioritize projects addressing Foresight Transformation Missions, including but not limited to:

  • Climate and Just Transitions
  • Nuclear Security
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Intergenerational Fairness
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Indigenous and Global Futures
  • Peacebuilding

Judging Process

Our judging panel comprises diverse foresight experts, activists, and innovators committed to supporting the next generation. Judges evaluate applications based on alignment with NGFP’s vision and potential for impact.

What if Your Application Isn’t Selected?

Even if your application isn’t chosen for the fellowship, you can still become a member of the NGFP Network. High-quality, future-focused applications may lead to network membership, offering access to various opportunities. Additionally, you’re welcome to reapply in the future.

Key Dates

  • Applications Open: March 16, 2023. APPLY NOW
  • Applications Close: June 2, 2023
  • Judging and Selection: July – August 2023
  • Fellows Announced: September 2023

Don’t miss your chance to shape tomorrow’s world. Start your NGFP Fellowship journey today!

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