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Time is Running Out to Apply for Kabul Founder Institute Fellowships

Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2014-07-16

The Early Application Deadline for the Kabul Summer 2014 Semester is coming up soon (2014-07-20).

If you could use expert training and advice to launch a technology startup in Kabul, then apply today.

In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs “learn by doing” and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors. Plus, aspiring founders are not required to quit their day job to participate, so they can begin building a business around their ideas without putting their livelihood at risk.

If you apply by the Early Application Deadline (2014-07-20), you get to take the Predictive Admissions Test for free ($50 value), and you are also eligible to receive one of several Kabul Founder Institute Fellowships:



The TechNation Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the TechNation Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Kabul Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Kabul Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: TechNation, an organization that helps develop Afghanistan as a technology enabled nation by promoting ICT as a tool for development. Through the TechNation Fellowship, everyone from the TechNation community is invited to apply to the Kabul Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well. 


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for TechNation Fellowship for the Kabul Summer 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by the Early Admissions Deadline (2014-07-20), using this link


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


Click here to apply for the TechNation 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 28%. This is more than twice as high as most other incubators.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Female Founder Fellowship for the Kabul Summer 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-07-20. 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 for the Female Founder Fellowship.

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 Kabul Summer 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-07-20. 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 become available, depending on your location. Check back here for updates. 

If you have any questions about Founder Institute Fellowships, contact us here

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