Apply to the Seed Transformation Program in Africa or South Asia to gain access to Stanford’s leadership training, coaching, and networking support, and to transform your company.
The application for the 2023 program will be open from 1 April to 1 June 2022.
- Be a CEO or founder of an established company or market-driven social enterprise
- Lead a company with a strong value proposition and potential to grow, with annual revenue between US $300,000 and US $15 million, and that is registered in Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia
- Have a management team of at least two people in addition to the CEO or founder
There are no specific educational requirements. We do not require that you take the GMAT or another exam to apply to or qualify for the Seed Transformation Program.
We do not require that you take the TOEFL or another English test to apply to or qualify for the Seed Transformation Program. However, participants must be able to both understand and speak English at a level that allows them to participate fully in this fast-paced program conducted in English.
The CEO or founder and their participating managers should be able to read business materials in English, understand and participate in lectures and class discussions, and engage in small-group discussions. For leaders and teams in French-speaking countries, some of the content is customized to meet the language needs for you and your teams.
You must fill out and submit the application online. Estimated time to complete: one hour. Applicants have the option to begin, save and return to complete.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we recommend you apply early.
Read more on the Seed Transformation Program Admission Website