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Challenger Program

We are bringing together all of the students whom we received applications for the Fellow program among all of Turkey’s universities and majors, from prep, freshman and sophomore year students with a high entrepreneurship potential in the challenger program.

What does the Challenger Program provide
for the chosen Challengers?

Inspiration

Once every two months, we meet online with our challengers in a ChallengerUps where they get to listen to inspiring entrepreneurship stories. Participation in the ChallangerUps, where they listen to details that they cannot learn anywhere else is obligatory.

Distanced Educational Tools / Needs

We are providing distanced educational needs, programs and activities to the Challengers who are interested in certain topics.

Distanced Educational Tools / Needs

We are providing distanced educational needs, programs and activities to the Challengers who are interested in certain topics.

Internship / The First Step

We offer opportunities for internships and first work experiences in startups and corporate companies within the entrepreneurship ecosystem

Community

Challengers get to spend time in a community with young people around them who have a very

What does the Challenger Program expect from the Challengers?

The Challengers are students who left behind thousands after a difficult selection process which was particularly designed for the fellow program. In their one year in the Challenger program, the Challengers are expected to develop and improve themselves with the opportunities made by the program and offered by the ecosystem and apply for the next step, which is the fellow

Attendance

Participation in most of the activities in the ChallengerProgram is not mandatory. Challengers canassociate with the foundation as much as they want.

Young Entrepreneurs

University Students selected for the Challenger Programorganize entrepreneurship events in theirown universities to both increase their inspirationfrom the program and to spread theentrepreneurship culture with its multiplayer effect.

Girişimle.com

As a stage of the Giveback culture, Challengers producecontent related to the events they attend ortheir own experiences for Girişimle.com, the blogof the Entrepreneurship Foundation.

Who Can Join the Challenger Program?

All of the young people between the ages of 17-24,who are citizens of andlive in Turkey, qualified to become university studentsand are registered in auniversity’s preparatory, first or second years areable to participate in theChallenger Program.

Do you want to support Fellow Program?

Turkey's transformation towards becoming a producing country and creating value established with the vision to accelerate entrepreneurship in Girvak, create support for young people to following their own way.