Are you an aspiring entrepreneur who is interested in the role of the private sector in the developing world?Â Have an idea for a business that you think can make a difference?
Applications are now being accepted for a seed grantÂ from the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT and turn these ideas into reality.
MITÂ undergraduateÂ andÂ graduate studentsÂ are invited to apply for up toÂ $2,000Â in funding to support projects investigating the development of for-profit businesses in low-income countries during the 2008-2009 IAP session. Grants are distributed through a competitive selection process that takes into account the viability and impact of each project proposal.Â Seed grant applications must be submitted online by 1 p.m. on Nov. 21.
For complete seed grant application instructions, and to learn more about the Legatum Center, please visit our web site.