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Fully-Funded Halcyon Health Fellowship: Empowering Entrepreneurs to Shape the Future of Healthcare, USA 2023

Application is now open for the Halcyon Health Fellowship: Empowering Entrepreneurs to Shape the Future of Healthcare. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About Halcyon and Fellowship

A nonprofit with its headquarters in Washington, D.C., Halcyon is a 501(c)3 organization. The organization’s flagship initiatives are fellowships created to provide budding social entrepreneurs with the resources and connections they need to make a significant, long-lasting impact. More generally, the organization wants to change the corporate landscape so that it is more diverse and focused on social effects. 

The Health Fellowship will unleash innovation in health. Entrepreneurs are allowed to influence the future of healthcare through this program, which brings together founders from all around the world and the USA. Get specialized training, a comprehensive 8-week on-site curriculum in Washington, DC, and vital tools to help you launch your business faster.



Solutions that use technology to lower hindrances to high-quality, reasonable healthcare and improve physical and mental healthcare results. The following are just a few samples of subsectors:

  • Preventative Medicine
  • Health Finance
  • AgeTech/Longevity Tech
  • Telemedicine, Remote Patient Monitoring, and Digital Therapeutics 
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Health Data Analytics and AI 
  • MedTech
  • FemTech


  • Entrepreneurs from all around the world who built up to 8 businesses in the health sector are trained in Halcyon’s approach to business principles, leadership, investment preparedness, and impact. 
  • The majority of the program is offered in person:
    • 8-week in-person residency in Washington, DC
    • 1 Virtual Program Kickoff Meeting 

Details about Halcyon Health Fellowship: Empowering Entrepreneurs to Shape the Future of Healthcare:

Scholarship Sponsor: Halcyon, USA

Scholarship Value: Fully Funded

Number of awards: N/A

Study level: Fellowship

Host Institution(s): Halcyon, USA


Each program offers particular advantages to fellows. The following will be given to fellows admitted into the program:

  • USD 10,000 equity-free per venture living stipend 
  • Credits for cloud computing through Amazon Web Services (AWS) valued at USD 10,000
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides additional technical assistance
  • Entry to a top-notch mentorship and advisory network
  • Tailored instruction in:
    • Influence definition and measurement
    • Leadership
    • Business fundamentals
    • Investment readiness
  • A global network of impact-driven businesspeople
  • Workshops led by attorneys
  • Free consulting assistance from Deloitte
  • Each founder has access to one-on-one coaching from trained leadership experts.

Eligibility Criteria for Halcyon Health Fellowship: Empowering Entrepreneurs to Shape the Future of Healthcare

The company is seeking (for-profit) entrepreneurs who are developing scalable solutions to problems in the field of health.

  • Location: Can have functions anywhere in the world 
  • Stage: Must have a Minimum Viable Product that has the prospect to scale 
  • Team: 
    • A maximum of one co-founder may apply.
    • The applicant must be the CEO and/or be in charge of all major decisions.
    • Must speak English well and be at least 21 years old when the program begins.
  • Program Engagement: The ability to take part in all activities and programming sessions is required. 
  • Impact: Must be creating a product and business that advances at least one of the UN’s 17 SDGs

Selection Criteria

Halcyon assesses each proposal in addition to its eligibility based on its impact, scalability, innovation, and talent.


What effects, if any, would scaling up the solution have on society and/or the environment?


Could this company grow over the following five to ten years to accommodate hundreds of thousands or millions of users?


Is the approach used to address the issue in their context novel?


Is the group well suited to take on the problems they’ve identified?

Application Process for Halcyon Health Fellowship: Empowering Entrepreneurs to Shape the Future of Healthcare

Interested and qualified candidates should log in or register for Halcyon Health Fellowship: here. You can also visit the official website for further details.


  • October 20, 2023: Application closes
  • November/December 2023: Finalists invited to Virtual Pitch with the Selection Committee
  • December 2023: Selected fellows will be informed
  • January 16, 2024: Virtual Program Kickoff
  • February 12 to April 5, 2024: In-person Residency in Washington, DC

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