Are you an emerging entrepreneur from Europe eager to chart new horizons, enhance your business skills, and foster transatlantic partnerships? Look no further than the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI), the flagship program of the U.S. Department of State for emerging European entrepreneurs.

Fall 2024 Fellowship: Applications Now Open!

The Fall 2024 Fellowship application window is officially open, providing a unique opportunity for ambitious individuals to join this transformative program. Act fast, as applications close on January 30th, 2024. Seize the chance to propel your entrepreneurial journey and apply now!

YTILI Fellowship: A Catalyst for Growth

Since its inception in 2016, YTILI has empowered approximately 300 alumni from diverse European countries, fostering robust business skills and transatlantic partnerships. The program leverages entrepreneurship as a catalyst for economic empowerment, promoting mutual understanding, enhancing business and leadership skills, and building lasting partnerships between European and U.S. business leaders.

More About the Program

Meet the Spring 2024 YTILI Fellows!

We are thrilled to introduce the Spring 2024 cohort of YTILI Fellows, carefully selected from a competitive applicant pool representing 38 European countries across various industry sectors. This cohort will embark on a comprehensive program sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State.

The Spring 2024 YTILI Fellowship Program offers:

  • Five-Month Virtual Entrepreneurship Curriculum:
    • Dive into an immersive virtual curriculum designed to sharpen entrepreneurial skills and nurture innovation.
  • Four-Week Fellowship Experience:
    • Collaborate with a U.S. company during a four-week fellowship, gaining real-world insights and expanding your network.
  • Enriching Experience:
    • Enjoy a collaborative and enriching journey that combines entrepreneurship training, leadership development, and networking opportunities.

Funding and Cost Coverage:

Understanding the financial aspect is crucial for applicants. The YTILI Fellowship Program prioritizes inclusivity by providing comprehensive financial support:

  • Travel and Living Arrangements:
    • All travel and living arrangements during the U.S.-based exchange are covered by the program.
  • Emergency Health Benefit:
    • Participants will have access to emergency health benefits during the program.

YTILI Fellowship Program – Fall 2024 Edition

What to Expect:

  • Virtual Activities:
    • Launching tentatively in July 2024, with one live session per week until Fellows travel to the U.S.
  • U.S.-Based Exchange:
    • Tentatively scheduled from September 16 to October 25, 2024 (subject to travel restrictions).

Apply Now for Fall 2024!

Ready to join a community of dynamic entrepreneurs and make a lasting impact on your business and community? Apply now for the Fall 2024 Fellowship and unlock the full potential of the YTILI experience.

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