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YSE Overseas Workshop

The YSE Overseas Workshops seek to inspire, equip and enable youth who are starting their social enterprises to scale up their businesses. If you looking to grow your social enterprise, we want to help you make it happen!

YSE Workshop | Shanghai 2019
Applications are now open till 7 June 2019.


The YSE Workshop | Shanghai will be held from 17 to 19 July*. Participants will be equipped with entrepreneurial know-how, as well as skills in leadership, marketing, business acumen, measuring social impact and pitching, to further scale-up their social enterprises.

What do you get?

  • Workshops and training by industry professionals to scale your startup and create greater impact
  • Networking opportunities with Singapore and regional partners
  • Access to an ecosystem of international changemakers including like-minded individuals, investors, corporates and successful entrepreneurs
  • An opportunity to receive direct and fully-sponsored entry into YSE 2020 Workshop in Singapore
  • A chance to be further shortlisted for the YSE 2020 programme for greater support for your social enterprise

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for passionate young founders who are looking to develop their social enterprise.
Join now if you:

  • Can communicate in written and conversational English
  • Have a viable business solution that focuses on solving a social or environmental problem
  • Have a social enterprise that is already in operation for less than two years
  • Have a social enterprise based in China
  • Are between 18 to 30 years old (open to all nationalities)
  • Are a founder or co-founder of your social enterprise and have a committed team of 1 to 3 members

Please take some time to read through our FAQ page and the application requirements before submitting your application. For further assistance, please contact us at

Application Details and Timeline


YSE Workshop | Shanghai 2019
Applications are now open till 7 June 2019.

23 April 2019
Global Young Changemakers Bond Over a Shared Motivation to Make a Better World

10 years on, the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) programme has grown a network of over 1,000 changemakers from across the world, inspiring fresh ideas to meet global challenges.

20 March 2019
Finding Refuge and Friendships through Music in Cisarua, Indonesia

As part of its ongoing efforts to champion Arts for Good, the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) presented the Music Project, a series of workshops for Afghan refugees facilitated by musicians from Singapore and Indonesia.

18 March 2019
The Arts for Good Fellowship Wraps Up in Chennai with Fellows Striving to Empower Youth Through the Arts

The second edition of SIF’s Arts for Good (A4G) Fellowship saw Fellows from 10 countries reconvene to share best practices, exchange insights and collaborate on several arts-based projects.

15 May 2019
SIF Builds Capacity Amongst Indian Social Entrepreneurs

35 young social entrepreneurs from across India convened in Bangalore for a two-day workshop as part of the SIF’s 2019 series of Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Overseas Workshops in India, followed by China later this year. Over two days, these...

3 December 2018

Journey with our favourite local personalities as they team up with our Singapore International Volunteers to do good overseas!

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