Singularity University Impact Fellowship Application

During a year-long engagement, fellows will:
  • First, explore how to drive social impact by engaging the exponential technologies that will shape our future.
  • Then, leverage those transformational tools, ideas, and connections to inspire and activate your local community and the broader SU community.
  • Throughout the fellowship, bring new perspectives to the conversation.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Placement in an SU educational program depends on your application date.
Please see the Impact Fellows website for details.

Singularity University Impact Fellows is open to those who have not previously attended an SU program. It is our intention to expose new global changemakers to SU programming who have not yet had the opportunity, especially those who do not have the ability to pay.

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Applicant Information

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Personal Data

At Singularity University, we seek to build a diverse community of passionate, future-thinking individuals from many industries and demographics. As such, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of our activities or operations.

Contact Information

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Social Profile Information (Recommended)

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Program Information

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Which program are you applying for?*

Please select one preferred program and date. We will do our best to place you in the soonest available Executive Program or preferred Exponential Conference. Please explore the program links below thoroughly to make sure you are applying to the program that best fits your needs. We will not move applicants from one program to another.

Executive Program

Our Executive Program is a week-long immersive, educational experience in the heart of Silicon Valley. You’ll be inspired by talks on emerging exponential technologies delivered by world-renowned faculty, further enhanced by deep discussions with other leaders in the class.

Please select one of the following program dates.

More dates coming soon!

Exponential Conference Series

The Exponential Conferences are intensive multi-day events that gather world-class faculty, innovators, and organizations from around the world to explore the convergence of fast moving technologies and their implications on industries and our planet.

The Singularity University Global Summit is the definitive place to discover the world’s breakthrough technologies and learn how to positively impact the world through your work.

Please select one of the following program dates.



Note: The Exponential Manufacturing and Exponential Finance conferences will be accepting Impact Fellows for program dates in 2017 (Dates TBA).

Program Qualifications*

Your Fellowship Workplan

During the yearlong fellowship, Impact Fellows will develop or advance an Impact Initiative in their communities or professional organizations. SU defines Impact Initiatives as:

  • A New Organization: Form a new entity for the purpose of working on a GGC.
  • Research & Development: Develop intellectual breakthroughs to help solve a GGC.
  • Organizational Innovation: Create an innovation within your organization to help solve a GGC.
  • Policy Change: Develop and implement a policy to help solve a GGC.
  • Education & Awareness: Implement a formal or informal education or public awareness initiative that aims to help solve a GGC.
  • Resource Mobilization: Mentor, fund, or contribute other resources to a GGC project.

For your big picture vision, please upload a fellowship workplan that contains the following (limit: 1-2 pages):

  • Type of Impact Initiative (see definitions above)
  • Project Background (context, importance, and objectives)
  • Who the Project Will Involve
  • Global Grand Challenge(s) Being Addressed
  • Potential Technologies to Use
  • Estimated Timeline
  • Resources (available and needed)

Personal Statement

Community Contribution

Please share something from your background that inspires your vision for the future and will add to the diversity of our community (250 word limit):

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Applicant / Program Information
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Professional / References & Other Information