Emerging City Champions Fellowship open for applications

The Emerging City Champions Fellowship is currently accepting applications from young civic innovators (ages 19-35) in the 26 communities where Knight invests, who have ideas to strengthen urban mobility, improve public spaces and enhance civic engagement in their cities. The fellowship closes for applications on April 15, 2016.

Led by nonprofit 8 80 Cities and supported by Knight Foundation, the fellowship offers innovators the skills, knowledge and support they need to make immediate and lasting impact in their communities. It is open to anyone who meets the following criteria:

  1. Applicants must be between the ages of 19-35.
  2. The project must take place in or benefit one of the 26 communities where Knight invests.
  3. Projects must contribute to improved urban mobility or public space.
  4. Applications must include a multimedia submission that describes the project.

To apply to the fellowship go to emergingcitychampions.com by April 15, 2016. 

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