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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 Silicon Valley Spring 2014 Semester below, and be sure to apply by the Early Admissions Deadline of 2014-03-14 to be eligible.

 

 

The Thumbsup Pitch Fellowship will be awarded to the best pitch on the Thumbsup Founder Hotseat Webinar, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Bangkok Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as someone with a great idea, and the potential to become a succesful technology entrepreneur.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Thumbsup Pitch Fellowship for the for the Silicon Valley Spring 2014 Semester, you must be selected as the top pitch during the Thumbsup Founder Hotseat Webinar Event (register here), and meet the minimum requirements on the Founder Institute's Predictive Admissions Test. 

Grant: The recipient of this Fellowship will be awarded during the webinar.

Click here to register for the webinar.

 


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 Silicon Valley Spring 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-03-14. 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 5 days 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 Silicon Valley Spring 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-03-14. 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 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline. 

Click here to apply to the Founder Institute

 

Other Fellowships may be added in the future, so check back here for updates. 

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