CIF 2020 is an initiative by GUSEC with UNICEF. CIF 2020 aims to identify, nurture and support ideas and innovations of children. Children under the age of 18 are encouraged to apply for CIF with their innovative ideas. Shortlisted ideas will get access to online bootcamps, a chance to exhibit their ideas and the resources like mentorship, funds, etc. to turn their ideas into reality!
Last date to apply is December 14, 2020.
Participate in CIF2020
Think Big. Think Beyond. Participate with your big idea.
How to Apply
Check if you are eligible: Read the eligibility criteria below to understand if you are eligible to apply.
Apply using the online form: Use the form linked on this page to submit your application.
Details in the form: The form will ask details about you, your team members and your idea.
What idea to apply with? Your idea can be anything. We have identified a number of sectors below, but your idea can belong to a sector outside these too!
Why should I apply
Certificate, Bootcamp & Learnings
All participants with complete applications will get a certificate and shortlisted applicants will get a chance to attend an online bootcamp, where you will get a chance to learn about innovation, entrepreneurship and how to take your innovative idea to the next stage.
A chance to turn your idea into reality
After the bootcamp, all applicants will pitch to a panel of experts. The panel will handpick the top selected ideas who will get up to 2 years of startup and innovation support at GUSEC which will include mentorship, funding, grants, resources, connections, network and much more to help you convert your idea into reality.
Eligibility Criteria: Who can apply?
Benefits of CIF 2020
Idea Sectors of CIF2020
Children may apply for ideas from one or more of these sectors. In case your idea does not fit any of these sectors, you still are welcome to apply for your idea!
Apply for CIF2020 using the form below. In case you are having any trouble using this form on this webpage, please open the form in a different webpage by clicking the button below.