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“Innovative” Students Encouraged to Apply for Social Change Fellowship

Are you passionate about social change and developing the skills necessary to turn their ideas into action?

Then you definitely want to apply to Innovative NYC, a seven-month fellowship that offers 20 students from participating universities—including The New School—the unique opportunity to “launch their careers as changemakers within their communities and learn invaluable entrepreneurial skills.”

Through a curated co-creation method, students will tackle a real-life challenge set by the City of New York: to find new and innovative ways to overcome the scarcity of affordable resources for nonprofits and social enterprises.

The fellowship, which is hosted by the The Parsons Elab, DO School and eight other higher education institutions in New York City, is open to all New School students.

To apply, visit The first 150 students to submit their application will automatically receive invitations to the first skills-building workshop, a day-long event focusing on enhancing your capacity for ideation.

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