Top-notch curriculum from Stanford Center for Professional Development.
A network of a wide range of internationally recognized experts, investors and entrepreneurs.
Practical experience in establishing a startup under the supervision of mentors and experts in the field.
Validation of the value and applicability of entrepreneurial ideas by industry experts.
Enhanced participant skills such as cooperation, negotiation, discussion, and pitching.
The GIC iX Online Program takes participants on an experiential journey towards developing a startup, including practical steps to design and launch a startup from the idea phase all the way through to the market ready phase.
During this journey, participants work as part of a team to develop an idea for a startup with a technology dimension to a full project, with the help of a mentor who guides the team every step of the way, culminating in a presentation of the startup before a panel of experts.
About GIC iX Online Program
GIC iX Online Program features
12 weeks (10-12 hours per week)
Program cohorts for 2021
September 16 – December 9, 2021
October 27, 2021 – January 26, 2022
What are the goals of the scholarships?
Promoting an entrepreneurial mindset
Cross-cultural collaboration with participants from around the world
Developing ideas for startups
Planting the seeds for a community of change agents
GIC iX Online Scholarship Program
From an innovative idea to a market-ready product
Under its Entrepreneurship Track, the Hani Qaddumi Fund is offering attractive scholarships for Palestinian youth to participate in the exciting, world-renowned Global Innovation Catalyst iX Online Program for the 2021 cohorts.
Is this program for you?
Yes, if you are…
An entrepreneur with an early stage startup with a technology dimension who wants to develop it.
A person with an innovative idea who wants to turn it into a successful startup.
An employee of a startup who wants to help the startup grow and succeed.
A person from the entrepreneurship ecosystem who works directly with startups, such as incubators and accelerators.
A mentor of startups.
To apply to this competitive scholarship, you must be…
A Palestinian residing in Palestine (regardless of which passport you carry). Please note that HQF alumni may be residing in Palestine or abroad.
Fluent in English.
Under 35 years old.
Holding at least a Bachelor's degree when you apply.
The program participation fees amount to USD 3000. The HQF scholarship covers 90% of the fees, while participants pay the remaining 10%.
Apply and develop your entrepreneurial idea into
Entrepreneurship Track - Hani Qaddumi Fund
Entrepreneurship Track represents one of Hani Qaddumi Fund’s tracks. The main goal of this track is to enhance the entrepreneurial mindset of Palestinian youth through expanding their knowledge, sharpening their skills and reinforcing their entrepreneurial thinking. We see the entrepreneurial mindset as a necessity in today's world and the future job market. Indeed, our world requires innovative thinking in all domains and the ability to identify challenges and develop solutions and new ways of working.