TED is Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Fellows

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a renowned media organization which posts talks online for free distribution, under the slogan ‘Ideas Worth Spreading.’ Millions of people tune in to hear the best public speakers talk about almost every major topic in recent times.

The conference has yielded some tremendous speakers over the years and is looking for early-career, visionary thinkers and extraordinary doers from all over the globe.

All the selected participants will be called up for the TED2018 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Their official announcement reads:

If you are above 18 with an imaginative idea of work in your head which you want to share with the world, if you want to empower your community with your innovative idea of science, arts, filmmaking, photography, music or entrepreneurship then we have got some great news for you! TED is looking for you!

How to Apply?

To apply, simply follow the instructions mentioned here.

You can apply before September 10, 2017, 11:59pm UTC which is the deadline for the TED2018 event.

Do note that incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

About the Process

The candidates may apply to attend TED or TEDGlobal.

TED employs an open and rigorous process to choose 20 Fellows (speakers) every year based primarily on their remarkable achievements and exceptional approach of thinking and tackling the problems of the world.

If you have it what it takes, and just want to share your knowledge and experiences with millions of people all over the world, it just doesn’t get better than this.


  • Open for applicants between the age of 21-40. Anyone above the age of 18 is welcome to apply.
  • The candidate should be proficient in English.
  • The selected Fellows will have to clear their schedules from April 10 – April 15, 2018 for the TED2018 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Always looked for any Pakistani reached to appear in TED talk but didn’t find any. Hopefully in time to come, somebody like Umar Saif will get through it.

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