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The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) is the U.S. Department of State's flagship program for emerging entrepreneurs from Europe. A cohort of young European entrepreneurs from 45 countries will participate in a robust fellowship program in 2021-2022.
The YTILI Fellowship Program engages young European entrepreneurs in a series of professional development and leadership activities that are designed to strengthen the transatlantic relationship and encourage European businesses, governments and civil society to develop their innovation ecosystems.
The program includes:
- an online and in-person entrepreneurship curriculum;
- a fellowship placement with a business or organization in one of nine U.S. cities;
- opening and closing conferences in Chicago and Washington, D.C.;
- a regional Innovation Summit in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The 2021-2022 YTILI Fellowship Program will run from October 2021 to September 2022, with U.S. travel elements scheduled for March 22, 2022 – April 27, 2022.
YTILI Fellows should be passionate about his or her business or social venture and be an innovative and positive driving force in their home communities. We encourage you to apply if you would like to gain professional experience, develop transatlantic relationships, and scale your business or social venture at home.
The YTILI Fellowship Program application opens January 4, 2021 and closes March 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST.
Competition for the YTILI Fellowship Program is merit-based and open to young entrepreneurs and leaders in their home communities who meet the following criteria:
- Applicants between the ages of 25 and 35 at the time of application.
- Applicants must be living and working in their country of citizenship.
- Have at least two (2) years of experience at their current social or business venture.
- Able to begin the YTILI Mini MBA Entrepreneurship Curriculum in November 2021 and their U.S. based experience in March – April 2022.
- Are eligible and able to receive a U.S. J-1 Visa.
- Are proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English at the time of application.
- Are committed to returning to his or her home country after completion of the program.
- Are not a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or have applied for U.S. permanent residency in the past three years.
- Are not a U.S. government employee.
- Have not participated in an exchange visitor program sponsored or funded by the U.S. Department of State in the past five years.
- Are not residing or working outside of Europe at the time of application.
For more information on YTILI, the Fellowship program and application, follow these links: