• Between 20 and 29 years old at the time of nomination or application
  • Resident or otherwise physically close to the cities in which their home Hub is based
  • Track record of — and/or demonstrate great potential in — positively contributing to society
  • Committed to working with other members of their Hub to improve the city in which they are based
  • From all walks of life and who share a spirit of entrepreneurship in the global public interest
  • Ready to deeply engage in the Shapers community, reinforcing its mission and objectives and supporting their fellow Shapers in their individual and professional development


  • Aug 30 to Sep 15: Online application

  • Sep 30: Notification of invitation to an interview

  • Oct 1 – 13 : Interviews (exact time TBA)


  • The application will be open until September 15, 2019.
  • Please note that you will not be able to save the application before submitting. We recommend copying the questions and writing down the answers in another doc, and pasting them back into the application when you are ready