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Founder Institute Fellowships

 

The Founder Institute offers a number of different Fellowships, providing opportunity for promising founders to launch a company in our startup accelerator program, free of charge.

See the list of Fellowships being offered for the Hong Kong Spring 2014 Semester below, and be sure to apply by the Early Admissions Deadline of 2014-05-04 to be eligible.

 

The University of Zagreb Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the University of Zagreb community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Zagreb Founder Institute for free. The recipients will be recognized as people with the utmost potential to become a succesful technology entrepreneur.

The Founder Institute is excited to partner with the University of Zagreb, the oldest and biggest university in South-Eastern Europe. The winner of the University of Zagreb Fellowship will be recognized as someone with the utmost potential to become a succesful entrepreneur. 

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the University of Zagreb Fellowship for the Hong Kong Spring 2014 Semester, you must apply using this link, and complete your Admissions Test by the early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-05-04. Anyone who follows those guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 

Grant: The recipients of the University of Zagreb Fellowship will be awarded within 72 hours after the Early Admissions Deadline. 

Click here to apply for the University of Zagreb Fellowship.

  


The Female Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary female applicant for each chapter, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as a female with the utmost potential to become a succesful technology entrepreneur.

The FFF is part of the Founder Institute's ongoing effort to surpass 30% of female-led companies graduating from the program. When we announced the program in 2011, 16% of Founder Institute companies were founded by females. Since then, the results of this program have been astounding, as our overall number of female-founded companies has increased 62%, to a total of 26%. This is more than twice as high as most other incubators.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Female Founder Fellowship for the Hong Kong Spring 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-05-04. Any female who follows those guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 

Grant: The recipient of the Female Founder Fellowship will be awarded within 72 hours after the Early Admissions Deadline. 

Click here to apply to the Founder Institute.

 


The Applicant Distinction Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant for each chapter, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a succesful technology entrepreneur.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Applicant Distinction Fellowship for the Hong Kong Spring 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-05-04. Anyone who follows those guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 

Grant: The recipient of the Applicant Distinction Fellowship will be awarded within 72 hours after the Early Admissions Deadline. 

Click here to apply to the Founder Institute.


 


The Hubraum Fellowship is awarded to the highest performing team of the Split Spring 2014 chapter, giving them the opportunity to be reimbursed for enrollment in the Founder Institute. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with a proven potential to become a succesful technology entrepreneur.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Applicant Distinction Fellowship for the Hong Kong Spring 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the Final Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-05-25. Anyone who follows those guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 

Grant: The recipient of the Humraum Fellowship will be awarded within 72 hours after the Final Admissions Deadline. 

Click here to apply to the Founder Institute.

  


A finalist of the Startup Weekend Split competition at the end of April will be awarded a fellowship to the Split Spring 2014 Semester.

Grant: The recipient of the Fellowship will be awarded at the Startup Weekend Split Competition. 

 

Other Fellowships may become available, depending on your location. Check back here for updates. 

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