Category Archives: For Students

Part of Social Economy Arizona’s purpose is to connect both educators and students with resources to further the study of the social economy. This section focuses on resources which may be of use to students. Centers and Programs is a compilation of universities and programs which provide degrees and/or certificates in the social economy and related topics. Student Support connects ASU students to awards and programs which support their concentration in the social economy. Students can also find information on grants and loans through the Funding page.

Great Summer Opportunity! Global Social Innovation Fellowship

Duke University’s Global Policy and Governance summer program combines internships with socially innovative organizations in Geneva and London, and an intensive academic course on global social innovation. Fellows receive a unique opportunity to combine academic and experiential perspectives on how … Continue reading

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Activating Impact: Lend for America’s 6th Annual Summit

Learn how to put microfinance into practice in your campus community! Join hundreds of students across the country on November 15-16, 2014 at UC Berkeley’s historic International House for Lend for America’s 6th Annual Summit.  Registration available through October 31st. … Continue reading

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Amazing opportunity for those researching Quality of Life issues

The Region of Tuscany has launched an international call for proposals on Quality of Life research.   If you are a young researcher and are doing work in any of the following aspects of Quality of Life, this is an amazing … Continue reading

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Exciting Summer Internship with Ashoka U

Ashoka U is looking for full-time summer interns (40 hours a week, minimum of 10 weeks) to work in the Ashoka Global office in Arlington, VA. Interns will work on specific projects that look to ultimately accomplish Ashoka U’s mission: … Continue reading

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Recognize Changemakers on your campus!

Do you know a student blazing the trail for an innovative project? Do you know a faculty or staff member fearlessly guiding your campus to foster a culture of social innovation? Recognize these incredible innovation catalysts, by nominating outstanding students … Continue reading

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Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition Apply now

This is an opportunity for Students to win money for developing innovative business models that alleviate poverty and empower the poor. It is open to all students currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program at any level of study at any … Continue reading

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The 2013 Arizona Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator is Officially Underway

The Arizona Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator (Furnace) is a competitive startup acceleration program designed to form, fund, and launch new companies that are built upon technologies and intellectual property licensed from Arizona’s premier research institutions. It offers over 100 compelling … Continue reading

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Asu Innovation Challenge

The Arizona State University Innovation Challenge  is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students from across the university to make a difference in our local and global communities through innovation. Win up to $10,000 to make your ideas happen. Submissions will … Continue reading

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The 2014 Ashoka U Exchange

Gain unique perspectives and insights on social innovation in higher education. The 2014 Ashoka U Exchange will be hosted by Brown University on February 20-22, 2014. Presentations and Cordes Innovation Award nominees must be submitted via the online application by midnight PST on … Continue reading

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Craft brewers band together to raise funds for Yarnell Fire

Buy a pint for our heroes! Local breweries have collaborated on Heroes 19, an American brown ale honoring the 19 firefighters who lost their lives in the Yarnell Hill fire. Made with 19 different hops donated by members of the Arizona Craft Brewers … Continue reading

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