What criteria must an Ashoka Fellow satisfy?
A new idea
Is the solution innovative and suitable for a broader application?
Does the idea address the root cause of a social problem, and is the solution developed enough that its impact is foreseeable?
Is the entrepreneurial spirit strong enough to carry out the large-scale implementation of their idea?
Is there enough creative potential available to overcome potential obstacles?
Is the candidate trustworthy and free from hidden interests?
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Nominate a Social Entrepreneur for our Support Program
If you know someone who fulfills the selection criteria (see above), please send us an e-mail containing
- the name of the person and organization
- a brief explanation for your nomination
Nominate a Key Expert who can suggest Social Entrepreneurs
If you know experts who, on the basis of their professional or private knowledge, could nominate potential candidates, then we would be very grateful if you put us in contact with them.Nomination form
Fields of work
Our Fellows realize their visions in these main fields: