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Halcyon is committed to championing businesses and founders whose work drives the world forward. Since 2014 the Halcyon Incubator has helped fellows’ ventures raise $350 million, create more than 2,350 jobs, and positively impact over 2.7 million lives.

At the heart of Halcyon are our fellows. Halcyon’s fellows are a global network of impact-driven leaders who are designing and building a better future. Ready to join this dynamic community? Apply for Halcyon’s fellowships!

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Applications are Open!

Halcyon Fellowships equip early-stage impact-driven founders with tools and relationships they need to achieve scalable, lasting impact.

Halcyon’s Fellowships are free, with no fee or equity stake required. We are currently accepting applications for:

  • Halcyon Residential Fellowship, Spring 2023
  • Halcyon MENA Intensive Fellowship, Spring 2023
  • Halcyon Opportunity Intensive Fellowship, Spring 2023
  • Halcyon Future Builders Intensive Fellowship, Winter 2022/2023

Application deadline: Friday, September 30, 11:59pm ET.

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Upcoming Fellowships

Halcyon Residential Fellowship, Spring 2023

The Fellowship that started it all! Launched in 2014, Halcyon’s Residential Fellowship continues to bring together impact-driven founders from across the globe to Halcyon’s facilities in Washington, DC. Fellows receive free living and workspace, mentorship and leadership coaching, robust support from business consultants, and a living stipend to develop their venture.

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Halcyon MENA Intensive Fellowship, Spring 2023

Halcyon is excited to launch our second fully in-region intensive for the MENA region, thanks to the support of the U.S. Department of State and in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). This fellowship will bring together inspiring founders from across the Middle East and North Africa for cross-border collaboration, and network and venture development.

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Halcyon Opportunity Intensive Fellowship, Spring 2023

Halcyon’s Opportunity Intensive supports entrepreneurs based in or primarily serving historically under-resourced communities in the Washington, DC region to accelerate innovation and inclusive economic growth. Fellows from across DC, Maryland, and Virginia meet for programming one day per month, with two, week-long intensive residencies and a culminating showcase event in July 2023.

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Halcyon Future Builders Intensive Fellowship, Winter 2022/2023

Halcyon is excited to run the first cohort of our Future Builders Fellowship. This fellowship will bring together women and non-binary entrepreneurs from across the United States who identify as Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latinx, Afro-Latina, and are solving 21st century challenges through business.

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What are the benefits of Halcyon fellowships?

Halcyon supports the development of fellows’ ventures and the fellows themselves as entrepreneurs and leaders.

Halcyon provides fellows: space, community, and access. The physical and mental space to focus on their venture and grow as an entrepreneur and a leader. Connection to a community of entrepreneurs and world-class mentors. Access to a thriving innovation ecosystem, vital pro-bono resources, skill development trainings, peer consultations, and a network of technical experts and investors.

Halcyon Residential Fellowship
Spring 2023

Benefits

Halcyon MENA Intensive
Spring 2023

Benefits

Halcyon Opportunity Intensive Fellowship
Spring 2023

Benefits

Halcyon Future Builders Intensive Fellowship
Winter 2022/2023

 

Benefits

“Halcyon is a supportive, strategic, and well-run program. The staff are fully dedicated to helping Fellows succeed, and they demonstrate that rare mix of ambition, humility, and commitment to excellence. I am proud to be part of this community.”

– Ronit Avni, Founder and CEO, Localized

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Who should apply?

Our fellowships are open to early-stage, for-profit, impact-driven business entrepreneurs from around the world. What qualifies as early-stage? We define it as any venture from the proof of concept stage to one that has approximately $500,000 USD in annual recurring revenue. We are also sector agnostic, unless specified by program.

Curious to learn more about eligibility for the programs that are currently accepting applications? Check out the links below!

Halcyon Residential Fellowship
Spring 2023

Eligibility

Halcyon MENA Intensive
Spring 2023

Eligibility

Halcyon Opportunity Intensive Fellowship
Spring 2023

Eligibility

Halcyon Future Builders Intensive Fellowship
Winter 2022/2023

 

Eligibility

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