Before applying, please review the eligibility and application criteria carefully to make sure your application meets the requirements.
The UArctic Entrepreneurship Fund is open to any individual with an incubator-stage product or service that aims to benefit the Arctic environment or Arctic communities and has a positive, demonstrable impact on the Arctic. We especially encourage applications from Arctic Indigenous and/or northern-based entrepreneurs.
All applications are expected to meet the following criteria to qualify for scoring:
In addition, all applications are expected to adhere to UArctic's values.
Each application fulfilling the application criteria above will be evaluated and scored by a review committee based on a 1-10 scale for five attributes:
In addition, weighted scoring is added to Arctic Indigenous and/or northern-based entrepreneurs.
Each application fulfilling the criteria will be reviewed by committee members and independently scored. The results of this process will rank each application by the weighted scores of the committee members, and they will be reviewed as a group to finalize decisions, determine funding, and address any concerns.