Scholarship Overview

  • Country: USA
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: Intercultural Innovation Hub
  • Funded by: UNAOC/BMW and partners
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Hub Competition
  • Scholarship Amount:  USD 20,000 Grants
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 25th March, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

Finalists will be awarded up to USD 20,000 each to enhance the sustainability of their initiatives and expedite the influence of their endeavors.

Additionally, chosen awardees will gain from a year of developmental workshops, targeted assistance, and personalized mentorship, facilitated by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, with backing from Accenture.

The recipients will also be presented with the chance to broaden their impact, engage with fellow innovators, and participate in both regional and global gatherings, integrating into an expansive network of global leaders.


Not-for-profit organizations that are actively engaged in executing projects aimed at enhancing intercultural dialogue and cultivating inclusive societies are invited to apply for the Intercultural Innovation Hub.

Applicants should be committed to extending their scope of influence. Suitable projects might include initiatives that advocate for gender equality, combat xenophobia, prevent violent extremism and hate speech, utilize sports, arts, and culture as catalysts for social transformation and inclusion, support LGBTQI+ communities, promote gender diversity, or champion disability rights and inclusion.

It is important to note that the Intercultural Innovation Hub does not provide support for one-off events such as festivals, individual events, conferences, and the like.

Anyone from any country can apply.

How to apply

Click here to apply.

Additional Information

The Intercultural Innovation Hub (IIH), a collaborative effort by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, with Accenture’s support, is dedicated to bridging cultural divides, strengthening community-based organizations, and promoting intercultural innovation.

Projects that stand out in their commitment to diversity, integration, and fostering inclusive communities will be chosen for their potential to scale their influence and attain sustainable development.

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