Scholarship Opportunity: Social Innovation Summit


The Social Innovation Summit is a premier, invitation-only conference that connects and inspires the world's most potent leaders, thinkers, and practitioners with an unwavering bias towards action and a push towards scale. It offers a unique framework to discuss global challenges and build lasting partnerships that maximize social impact.

The event welcomes an audience of more than 1,200 global leaders including top Fortune 500 corporate executives, government leaders, heads of corporate social responsibility, foundation presidents, venture capitalists and social entrepreneurs to discuss opportunities for leveraging technology & innovation to affect social change.

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The Bush Foundation is funding scholarships for 50 people from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations in the region to attend the 2017 Social Innovation Summit.

Each Bush Foundation scholarship will cover registration and meals, hotel costs, and travel to and from the event to be booked by the Summit's travel agent.

Scholarship recipients will be invited to a special Bush Foundation event during the Summit where they can connect with one another.

No longer accepting applications.


This scholarship is being administered by the Social Innovation Summit, and recipients will be selected by a Social Innovation Summit committee. Applicants must be 21 years old by the event date to participate.

No longer accepting applications.

About Event Scholarships 

The Bush Foundation believes in the power of events to inspire, equip and connect people to think bigger and think differently about what is possible in our communities.

We offer scholarships for individuals from our region to attend national events and conferences.

Learn more about Event Scholarships and current opportunities.