WHO IS TARGETED TO?

Young people up to 35 years old in the following categories:

  • RESEARCH: Students and scholars in Economics and other related disciplines (master students, PhD students, young researchers). Basic requirement: bachelor’s degree.
  • BUSINESS: entrepreneurs and managers.
  • Other CHANGE-MAKERS: Promoters of activities at the service of the common good and of a just, sustainable and inclusive economy.

Among all the candidates, 500 young people will be invited to participate in the pre-event scheduled on the 24th and 25th of March to work in preparation for The Economy of Francesco event.

DEADLINE:

The deadline for submitting applications expired definitely on November 25.
Thanks to everyone! The response was truly overwhelming: thousands of young people from more than 120 countries worldwide!

Kindly follow the social media and the website in order not to miss updates and news!

  • Modifications and/or additions to this Call for applications shall be notified on the official website.
  • Limited available positions.
  • All the applications will be considered for the selection by the admission board.
  • The applications arrived between November 11 – 25, will receive the answer by the end of December.
  • The request of grant, will receive the answer by the end of December.
  • Participation Fee: 295€, including accommodation and meals

To register, you must have received a confirmation of acceptance of your application from the organizing committee (from the email community@francescoeconomy.org). If you have not received ANY answer to your application (always check your SPAM folder), please write to community@francescoeconomy.org.

APPLICATIONS

I did my application in November, when will you send me the answer?

Because the limited available positions, the evaluation of the applications arrived between November 11 – 25, are currently in progress. If you sent your applications on November, you will receive the answer by December 20th.

I did my application in November, when can I make my registration?

To register, you must have received a confirmation of acceptance of your application from the organizing committee (from the email community@francescoeconomy.org). Since you have received this communication you’ll have 2 weeks for registration and payment.

I send my application to participate by October, and I didn’t receive any answer. What can I do?

If you have not received ANY answer to your application (always check your SPAM folder), please write to info@francescoeconomy.org .

PAYMENT

When is the deadline for the payment of the Participation ticket?

The registration and payment will be available from November 26,2019 to January 3,2020 on the official website. If you don’t complete your registration and payment, that means that you won’t participate, so we will offer your place to someone else.

I didn’t receive the user and password, how can I do?

Check your Spam; if it is not there, please follow these steps:
1- Go to https://participants.francescoeconomy.org/
2- go to LOGIN
3- Select “Lost your password”.
4- You will go to the reset password area. Once there, enter your email address (the email address where we sent you a confirmation email for your participation, that is your username)
5- You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Can I make the registration if I didn’t receive confirmation to my application to participate?

To register, you must have received a confirmation of acceptance of your application from the organizing committee (from the email community@francescoeconomy.org).

GRANTS

When will you tell us the answer for our grant request?

The request of grant, will receive the answer by the end of December. Since you have received this communication about your grant, you’ll have 2 weeks for registration and payment.

I couldn’t send my request of grant on time, is there any chance for me?

Because the available budget is limited to fund all requests that we have received, some requests of grant may be put on a reserve list. We invite you to seek also other financial aid. If additional funds become available, we will contact you.

PARTICIPANTS

How many participants were selected worldwide?

The participants worldwide selected for the event are 2000 from almost 120 countries.

When are you going to tell us about the candidates that will go to the pre-event?

Among all the candidates, 500 young people worldwide have been already invited to participate in the pre-event scheduled on the 24th and 25th March to work in preparation for The Economy of Francesco event.

Can you send me the list of participants of my country?

Because of privacy issues, the Organizing Committee cannot share the list of participants. If you want promote a call on social media or an initiative/event in your country to meet them, please inform us promptly and we will be happy to spread your call or initiative by social media or by email.

VISA and INVITATION LETTERS

How to get my visa?

People from certain countries need a Visa to come to Italy.
Check with the Italian Consulate in your country if you need to apply for a VISA. You can check directly on the Consulate official website.
If you need a visa,
1.  you will have to apply for a TOURIST VISA (90 days).
2. Check your passport validity.
3. Check – as soon as possible – every document needed by the ITALIAN CONSULATE in your country (every consulate in different country ask different documentation). You can check directly on the Consulate official website. Sometimes it takes 3 months. Start as soon as possible!
4. Send a copy of your passport to visa@francescoeconomy.org and we’ll send you an official invitation letter for the event.

I don’t need a VISA, but only an invitation letter, how to get it?

Send an email asking for it, with a copy of your passport to visa@francescoeconomy.org and we’ll send you an official invitation letter for the event.

Any other question?

Send us an email to info@francescoeconomy.org