Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellowships – Call for Fall 2018 Applications

Travel to the US and gain experience in, and exposure to, Chicago’s technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem!


CEED Macedonia and CEED Hub Skopje in cooperation with the WorldChicago and the US Department of State are taking you to Chicago!

The Professional Fellows Program

In October 2018, the Professional Fellows program in Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship will bring a new group of 16 tech and innovation leaders from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, and Slovenia for a four-week immersive fellowship experience in Chicago sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

As a Fellow, you will have the opportunity to work with organizations across Chicago, including tech companies, government agencies, innovative NGOs, and university and non-university technology incubators. You will gain insight into best practices in tech innovation, entrepreneurship, and education, and observe how an effective urban innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem operates. You will also contribute to host organizations in a variety of ways, ranging from small projects, meetings with colleagues in the field, job shadowing, and independent research. We encourage you to bring your expertise and diverse perspective to US organizations!

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be young leaders, ages 25-40, currently employed and with at least two years of professional experience in a related field at the time of application;
  • Have a track record of making an impact in their community, organization or company;
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application;
  • Be a citizen of, and currently residing in, one of the eligible countries for participation in the

Application deadline: April 30, 2018

For more information please contact Ana Trpovska via e-mail at [email protected]

[button title=”Apply” icon=”” icon_position=”right” link=”″ color=”#2d2c45″ font_color=”#fff” large=”2″ target=”_blank” ]


  1. Excellent article! The depth of analysis is impressive. For those wanting more information, I recommend this link: FIND OUT MORE. Keen to see what others think!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *