Alibaba Group Program 2021 For Young African Entrepreneurs

Scholarships Application

The Alibaba eFounders Fellowship is delighted to introduce Class 7 of the eFounders Fellowship, which will be open to founders/co-founders of digital ventures from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa, for a 2-week entrepreneurship class in Hangzhou, China.

Relax and go through the content, the World Scholarship Forum has arranged all the details you need for Alibaba Group Program 2021.

We work closely with a number of organizations across multiple regions that help support the program and entrepreneurs.

The reason for creating the eFounders Fellowship was as a result of Jack Ma’s exploration of opportunities with African youth and businesses to take part in global trade and raises awareness of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as part of his role as UNCTAD Special Advisor for Youth, Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

Quickly take a glance at the table of content below for the information you’ll get from this article.

 

Number of Awards:

There will be 40 places available

 

Duration of Program:

June 7th – 17th, 2021.

 

Covered:

Hotel accommodation(shared room).
Training materials and training session costs.
Field trips and site visit transportation costs.
Small daily living allowance of 30 RMB/day.
Not covered (costs you must personally cover):

Air tickets and transportation/pick-up services to and from Hangzhou, China.
Single hotel room requests (if you would like to stay in a single room you will be required to cover the full cost yourself).
Additional food or personal expenses
Host Nationality
The host nationality is Hangzhou, China

 

Eligible Nationality

Eligible Countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa.

 

Eligibility Requirement for the Alibaba Group Program 2021

You MUST be a founder or co-founder of an officially registered digital venture that has been in operation for at least 2 years.
Your venture MUST be headquartered, located in or operates in one of the following countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa.
You MUST provide at least 1 referral in your application (referrals from a partner/organizer/eFounders Fellow are preferred).
You MUST provide your official business license when requested during the application process.
Entrepreneurs below 35 years old, female entrepreneurs, and target country locals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

How To Apply For the Alibaba Group Program 2021

APPLY HERE

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Application deadline for the Alibaba Group Program 2021
The Application Deadline for the Alibaba Group program 2021 is 27th March 2021

 

FAQs
Can more than one founder/co-founder from one firm apply and join the Alibaba Netpreneur training program?
Actually, more than one founder/co-founder from a business venture can apply. But due to limited positions in the program, only one founder/co-founder from each company can be taken.

Can the founder of a company send a representative to attend the program?
The program is designed for founders, co-founders or business owners. However, the representative maybe considered if he or she is one of the founders or business owners in the company. For example, if the business is a family business, and the son/daughter is actively managing the company, he or she can also apply. But the representative must submit his/her own application and be interviewed in order to attend.

Where on the online form should I upload my business registration?
You do not need to upload your business registration for the online application. But, you may be asked to provide a business license during the interview session.

When should I arrive in Hangzhou for the program? What is the earliest I can leave Hangzhou after the program?
Honestly, you will be need to check into the hotel on 15th of March 2021. However, the program will start on the morning of 16th of March (Monday). Also, the program will close finally around 21:00 pm on 25th of February. So, the earliest you can leave Hangzhou is the evening of 25th March.

Conclusion
In conclusion, the Alibaba eFounders Fellowship is delighted to introduce Class 7 of the eFounders Fellowship, which will be open to founders/co-founders of digital ventures from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa, for a 2-week entrepreneurship class in Hangzhou, China. Read and apply for the Scholarships

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