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Sunday is the Last Day to Apply for Chicago Founder Institute Fellowships

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-09-16

Sunday, September 22nd is the Early Application Deadline for the Autumn 2013 Chicago Founder Institute. If you or someone you know could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a technology startup in Chicago, then click here to apply today.

If you apply by Sunday, you are eligible to receive one of several Founder Institute Fellowships, which provide the 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 Chicago Autumn 2013 Semester below, and be sure to apply by the Early Application Deadline of Sunday, September 22, 2013 to be eligible.

 

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 Chicago Autumn 2013 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Application Deadline of 11:59 PM on Sunday, September 22, 2013. 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 Application 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 Chicago Autumn 2013 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Application Deadline of 11:59 PM on Sunday, September 22, 2013. 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 Application Deadline. 

Click here to apply to the Founder Institute.

 

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

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