SOCAP Social Entrepreneur Scholarship



SOCAP15 Social Entrepreneur Scholarships & The Gratitude Awards


SOCAP will award 150 outstanding entrepreneurs a scholarship to attend SOCAP15 and to participate in additional programming and development opportunities designed for social entrepreneurs.

This year SOCAP and The Gratitude Network are partnering to provide The Gratitude Awards in the categories of education, environment/sustainability and community development. Awards will be decided by a diverse panel of expert judges and will include ongoing mentorship and publicity.

SOCAP15 Details

Date: Oct 6-9

Location: Fort Mason, San Francisco

To Apply:

Every year since the inaugural SOCAP conference in 2008, the SOCAP Entrepreneur Scholarship Program has awarded full scholarships to exceptional innovators who are working to solve pressing global problems, from sanitation to renewable energy to urban food systems, with sustainable solutions. This year we will award up to 150 outstanding entrepreneurs with a scholarship to attend SOCAP15 at Fort Mason in San Francisco, CA. Submit your scholarship application before June 30th, 2015.


SOCAP Entrepreneur Scholarship Program

Social entrepreneurs are the core of SOCAP. They identify new solutions to pressing issues, balancing true impact with sustainable business models. Since inception, SOCAP has been supporting the most promising entrepreneurs with scholarships. Along with our growth,  we have consistently increased the value offered through the SOCAP scholarship awards.

This year, we are excited to support scholarship recipients with the following:

  • Free SOCAP full conference pass (valued at $1395)
  • Impact Accelerator @SOCAP – tailored entrepreneur programming pre-conference
  • Hostel accommodations for the duration of the conference
  • Recognition and high visibility in the SOCAP program
  • Dedicated mentorship from notable impact leaders
  • Online entrepreneur and mentor community supported by StartGrid

The Gratitude Awards @SOCAP

For the second year, we will partner with The Gratitude Network to host The Gratitude Awards @SOCAP. This additional award opportunity brings unique recognition and resources to the winning social entrepreneurs in the categories of education, community development and environment/sustainability. Award recipients are provided meetings with influential business leaders, as well as ongoing mentorship and entrepreneur training in appreciation of their work and in support of their success.

For more information and application, please visit the Official Website at