Overview

Studio Y is an eight-month Fellowship that challenges Ontario’s most ambitious young people to tackle the province’s toughest social problems.

Each year, Studio Y invites 25 young people to MaRS Discovery District, Canada’s largest innovation hub, to develop their leadership skills, work on meaningful community projects and engage with leaders and innovators of all types from across the province.

The Fellowship is self-directed, experiential and demanding. Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend to cover living costs during the Fellowship period.

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OUR PURPOSE

To build a movement of young innovators working toward an equitable, thriving and sustainable world.

OUR VALUES

  • Compassion
  • Exceptionality
  • Intersectionality
  • Authenticity
  • Reciprocity
  • Experimentation
  • Accountability

BACKGROUND

Studio Y is made possible through a $10 million, 5-year investment by the Government of Ontario and guided by Stepping Up: A Strategic Framework to Help Ontario’s Youth Succeed.

Studio Y is an eight-month Fellowship that challenges Ontario’s most ambitious young people to tackle the province’s toughest social problems.

Each year, Studio Y invites 25 young people to MaRS Discovery District, Canada’s largest innovation hub, to develop their personal and professional skills, work on meaningful community projects and engage with changemakers of all types from across the province.

The Fellowship is self-directed, experiential and demanding.

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