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Call for Scholarship

28 November 2022 - 23 December 2022

The purpose of this call is to select four (4) people from the digital communities of four (4) global food influencers for the award of four (4) scholarships for the participation in:

*The Food & Climate Shapers Pollica Boot Camp in September 2023 OR The Food & Climate Shapers Digital Boot Camp in May & June 2023. 

The scholarships will be offered by the Future Food Institute, with the goal of increasing diversity of participants and allowing people of all backgrounds to participate.
*Scholarships include the participation fee. Travel expenses and accommodation costs are not included. 


Founded in Bologna, is today an entire ecosystem that makes food innovation a key tool to address the major challenges of the future and support the implementation of the goals of sustainable development of the UN Agenda 2030; speaking to the world, but enhancing the territory starting from Italy. 

An ecosystem made up of a philanthropic soul, the Future Food Institute which is a research and training center born in Bologna with offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, Shanghai and from 2021 also in Pollica, UNESCO Emblematic Community of the Mediterranean Diet. 

Together with the UN Food & Agricultural Organization aims to train Climate Shapers, young people sensitive to the issues of environmental sustainability and ready to put their ideas into practice. 


Who can participate:
The call is open to all people with an instagram account.
Participants must have adequate English proficiency to follow sessions and contribute to discussions and projects.

How to participate:
As our way of giving back to the community, we are announcing a GIVEAWAY. One of you will receive a scholarship to participate in a Food & Climate Shaper Boot Camp! Follow these steps for a chance to win.

1. Follow @ffoodinstitute & (influencer)

2. Like this post

3. Share with your community (in the form of an instagram post) what actions you are doing to improve our food & climate system. Don’t forget to tag both accounts on the image.

Open to everyone anywhere but act fast, the scholarship recipient will be announced this Friday!

The scholarship will be given to the person with the most likes on their post. 

The call for applicants will be announced in partnership with 1 influencer on Monday (Nov. 28, Dec. 5, 12, 19.)

The corresponding influencer and the Future Food Institute will select the scholarship recipient by Friday of the same week (Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23.)

The winners will be announced on the Future Food Institute instagram page (@ffoodinstitute) and on the website https://futurefoodinstitute.org/news-events/. 


The Food and Climate Shapers Boot Camp in Pollica is dedicated to the Mediterranean, integral ecology and regenerative agriculture in the framework of the SDGs. The Boot Camp is organised by Future Food Institute in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and will take place at the Paideia Campus in Pollica (SA), Italy. 

The Food and Climate Shapers Digital Boot Camp is an interactive, 1-month online program using design innovation to solve complex food and sustainability challenges. It is organised by the Future Food Institute in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO.) It combines interactive workshops, presentations with global experts, prototyping, targeted sessions in regenerative farms, kitchens, cities, and oceans as well as exposure to food sustainability innovations. 

Boot Camps aims to identify, train and engage “Climate Shapers”, bringing together change-makers from around the world to co-design tangible strategies and innovations accelerating action on climate and SDGs, facilitating the transition of the broader society toward the sustainable development framework. 


28 November 2022
23 December 2022
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