The Archimedes Project is recruiting aspiring entrepreneurs to spend two-three months working in their chosen country as a Frontier Entrepreneur. The Fellow will examine the water and sanitation market, needs and customer attitudes, build local partnerships and may begin micro-testing business ideas. At the end of this period, the fellows present their findings to the Archimedes Project. Based on demonstrated aptitude during this Fellowship period, Fellows may be selected as Archimedes Project Co-founders with whom we would design and launch an enterprise.
The fellow will receive a stipend of $5,000 which will include flight and room and board in country.
Fellows must be connected to an Archimedes Project target country and be able to live there and serve as a fellow full-time during the fellowship period. They must meet the Archimedes Project entrepreneur criteria and be interested in co-founding a clean water or sanitation social enterprise with the Archimedes Project.
Who Should Apply?
Anyone who has a deep commitment to improving the wellbeing of a country and believes that clean water and sanitation are key to that. We are looking for leaders who will with us to design, develop and launch the next generation of clean water enterprise. Enterprises that provide sustainable access while creating jobs. Key characteristics: A strong entrepreneurial spirit, creative intelligence, leadership and resilience.
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