Circularity 19 Emerging Leaders Scholarship

Circularity 19 is the largest circular economy event in North America. The event will bring together more than 500 thought leaders and practitioners to accelerate the circular economy opportunity. Through inspirational plenaries, interactive breakouts, hands-on charrettes, networking opportunities and a solutions-focused showcase, Circularity 19 will inspire, inform and empower participants to turn circular economy concepts into profitable opportunities for companies and cities.

Circularity 19 (June 18-20 in Minneapolis, MN) brings together a powerful community of more than 500 professionals from business, government, academia and NGOs for three days of inspiring sessions, engaging special programs and unparalleled networking. Learn more here: https://www.greenbiz.com/events/circularity/minneapolis/2019

To empower the next generation of sustainable business leaders, enable them to attend Circularity 19 and ensure that the sustainability field includes voices from diverse backgrounds, we're thrilled to again offer the Emerging Leaders Scholarship.

We define diversity broadly, including gender identification and race, for instance, but also those who have faced socioeconomic or other barriers to achieving their goals.

Selected Circularity 19 Emerging Leaders will receive a complimentary pass to attend the full conference, along with special opportunities at the event — exclusive to Emerging Leaders. The scholarship covers registration fees, airfare and lodging.

The scholarship is limited to 10 recipients, to be selected solely by GreenBiz Group.

To apply, applicants must:
- Currently reside in the United States or Canada
- Demonstrate financial need
- Be enrolled at an accredited college or university as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student (of any age)
- OR be an early-career professional (age 21-29 at the time of the event)
- Commit to attending all three days of Circularity 19 in Minneapolis, MN, June 18-20, 2019
- Feel comfortable speaking for up to one minute on the Circularity 19 keynote stage in front of hundreds of sustainable business leaders
- Following the event, submit a short 100-250 word testimonial about the experience, to be featured in a wrap-up article on GreenBiz.com

Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 3. Accepted scholars will be notified by Friday, May 10.

If you have questions, please contact GreenBiz Associate Editor Holly Secon at holly@greenbiz.com.

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