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We provide full scholarships to a hands-on leadership programĀ for young people passionate about social and environmental change.

Develop new skills. Meet new people. Make the world a better place. All in one team.

Quick info

Find out if this program is right for you
  • Who can apply and how?You must have at least 3 semesters left in your university studies. You only need your CV to apply. Cover letter is optional.
  • When is the application deadline?The application deadline is 15. 10. 2019. We consider applications as they come, on a rolling basis. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
  • What's the cost?Scholarship holders do not pay for the program. They apply what they learned by volunteering in our social businesses, 5-10 hours a week instead. (less during exam weeks)
  • When do the workshops take place?Every Saturday at 12:00 (excluding academic holidays)

How the program works

It consists of 3 E's: Education, Engagement and Employment
Education

1. We educate you in skills that last a lifetime

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We teach you systems thinking in order to navigate complex problems, social innovation to create solutions, and social entrepreneurship skills to take action. Within the two-year* program, you attend workshops ranging from SEO (search engine optimisation) and Growth Hacking, to emotional intelligence and time management and everything in between.

*completion of the entire program is not compulsory

Engagement

2. You volunteer in impactful initiatives

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We have various initiatives in different areas where you will apply your learnings right away. Want to help start social startups? Find solutions to societal challenges? Teach children about sustainability, gender equality or challenges that come with digitalisation? You can choose to work on social entrepreneurship, social innovation or social education throughout the program.

Time commitment is 5-10 hours a week. (none/less during exam weeks/holidays)

Employment

3. As an alumni, you are employed in doing what you love

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Going after your passion does not have to stop at volunteering. After you complete the PRIME MOVERS program, you can either apply to be employed in one of our ventures, or transition into purposeful careers in different organizations we work with.

Our projects are tackling

Waste and food waste

Gender equality

Digitalisation

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How your growth is accelerated

Skills that last a lifetime

Emotional intelligence, team work, time management and more. Skills you pick up during the PRIME MOVERS program are with you for a life time whichever sector you choose to work in afterwards.

Projects that make a difference

We talk to academics, NGOs and companies to find gaps in the market for innovation and impact. Our award winning ventures keep in mind scalability, innovation, systemic changes and more.

Community

Join our growing community of doers who believe in their potential to fundamentally solve challenges in sustainability, gender equality, issues that come with digitalisation, education and more.

Self development

Regardless of how long you stay with PRIME MOVERS, you will be exposed to external growth opportunities as well through our network like workshops, conferences, academies and more. You will get different opportunities to share our network as well. The trainings mentioned above do not include the monthly workshops we organise with experts in the context of ONE DAY: The Stammtisch. We are all about your growth here!

Applications are currently open.

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Awards and nominations

Winner at Climate Launchpad Austria 2018
Finalist at European Youth Award 2018
Incubatee at RCE Playpark 2018
Finalist at Social Impact Award 2018
Finalist at Reduce Food Waste EU Education Award 2019

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Cooperation

Here are our partners that we are cooperating with or have cooperated with

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