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Candidate eligibility

Age
20-35

University students and young professionals above 20 and under 35 years of age.

Fluency in English

All lectures, workshops and program-related activities will be held in English.

Ability to
Attend

All events will be conducted in person. You will need to attend at least 5 out of 6 modules.

Application Process

2-step selection process - pre-selection (application form, incl. Statement of Purpose) and final interviews for the top 50.

For more information on the curriculum of each module and all ABLE Activator-related events, head out to the tab Program and read through the detailed overview.

We’ve compiled a useful FAQ section with the top 10 most common questions we receive from applicants. For a quick intro to the Activator basics, we suggest this 3 minute read.

The Ideal Candidates

We want to enable top achievers develop their full potential, chase after their dreams, and turn their ideas into working projects.

Problem Solvers

Proactive solution-hunters on the lookout for new and creative ways to resolve an issue.

Challenge Seekers

Embrace difficulties with an open mindset and aim to bring value through creativity and innovation.

Determined Self-starters

Those who aspire to be entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs, and bring impactful ideas to life.

Problem Solvers​

Proactive solution-hunters on the lookout for new and creative ways to resolve an issue.​

Proactive Achievers

Track record of academic excellence, leadership skills and an aptitude for entrepreneurship.​

Challenge Seekers

Embrace difficulties with an open mindset and aim to bring value through creativity and innovation.​

Change-makers

Community supporters committed to changing their environment for the better.​

Determined Self-starters

Those who aspire to be entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs, and bring impactful ideas to life.​

Timeline for Application Process

Applications for ABLE Activator are currently closed.

Ensure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to join us next season – receive a prompt by signing up for a reminder! Simply provide your contact details in the form below, and we’ll send you an email the moment applications reopen.

The applications for the 7th edition of ABLE Activator will open this fall.

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Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Make sure you fill in, double check and submit your application by the above deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Written Applications Evaluation

December 23, 2023

Each application will be carefully evaluated by a minimum of two independent evaluators. Only the top 50 applicants will be invited for a face-to-face interview. We advise each applicant to plan to be available for the interview.

Interview Weekend

January 6, 2024

The top 50 applicants will be invited for a short face-to-face interview with a specially selected 5-member jury which will take place on January 06-07 in Sofia. The goal is to get to know the candidates a little bit better and give them the opportunity to showcase their strengths in a more personal environment.

Participation Confirmation

January 20, 2024

By January 20th, we will finalise the selection process and send out confirmation emails listing further information regarding the current edition of ABLE Activator to each participant. All participation contracts must be signed by January 28th, 2024.

ABLE Activator Kick-off

February 9, 2024

February marks the official start of the program and the beginning of 2 amazing months which will forever change the way each participant views their career path and professional life.

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