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Kingston Fellowships

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

See the list of Fellowships being offered for the Jamaica 2018 Semester below, and be sure to apply, get accepted, and enroll by the Early Admissions Deadline of 2017-12-10 to be eligible.

 

The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship-Caribbean is awarded to the most extraordinary entrepreneurs applicant from the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean Community, giving them the opportunity to participate in the Kingston Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Kingston Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean, is a business accelerator that provides Caribbean entrepreneurs critical support services to help them structure and scale their businesses.. Through the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship-Caribbean, everyone from the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean community is invited to apply to the Kingston 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 ($599 USD value).


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship-Caribbean for the Jamaica 2018 Semester, you must complete your application, be accepted to the program, and submit your payment by the Early Admissions Deadline (2017-12-10), using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship-Caribbean will be awarded and notified within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline, and they will receive a full refund on their Course Fee within 1 week of the program start date. 


Click here to apply for the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship-Caribbean.

 

The The Hub Coworking Ltd. is awarded to the most extraordinary entrepreneurs applicant from the The Hub Coworking Ltd. Community, giving them the opportunity to participate in the Kingston Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Kingston Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: The Hub Coworking Ltd., The Hub provides an inspiring environment that enables Creators & Innovators to be more successful; by optimizing the benefits of a community, through collaboration. . Through the The Hub Coworking Ltd., everyone from the The Hub Coworking Ltd. community is invited to apply to the Kingston 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 ($599 USD value).


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the The Hub Coworking Ltd. for the Jamaica 2018 Semester, you must complete your application, be accepted to the program, and submit your payment by the Early Admissions Deadline (2017-12-10), using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the The Hub Coworking Ltd. will be awarded and notified within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline, and they will receive a full refund on their Course Fee within 1 week of the program start date. 


Click here to apply for the The Hub Coworking Ltd..

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


The Founder Institute is committed to narrowing the gender gap in high tech startups, and in order to empower more females to launch technology companies, we have launched the Female Founder Initiative to create more opportunities for female founders through the Founder Institute, and enable women to build successful companies. Learn more about the Female Founder Fellowship program here


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Female Founder Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must apply, get accepted, and enroll in the program by the Early Deadline listed on the top of this page. Any woman who follows these guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 


Grant: The Female Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary female applicant for each semester. The recipient will be awarded and notified within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline, and they will receive a full refund on their Course Fee within 1 week of the program start date. All applicants will be notified via email when the Fellowships are awarded.


Click here to apply for the Female Founder Fellowship

 

Through the Frontier Technology Fellowship, any Founder building "Frontier Technology" can apply to any Founder Institute chapter for free, and extraordinary applicants that demonstrate the highest potential for transformative impact will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.


There is no shortage of big problems facing humanity, but there is a shortage of ambitious startups trying to solve them. However, more than ever before, entrepreneurs building impact-focused companies can truly change the world.

Through the Frontier Technology Fellowship, the Founder Institute aims to inspire and empower ambitious entrepreneurs to pursue world-changing problems, and create transformative change for humanity. Through this Fellowship, any Founder building "Frontier Technology" can apply to any Founder Institute chapter for free, and extraordinary applicants that demonstrate the highest potential for transformative change will will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.

Top founders with ideas or companies addressing some of the hardest problems facing humanity will be considered for the Frontier Technology Fellowship, including (but not limited to) ideas across (1) Biotech/ Healthcare, (2) Cleantech/ Emissions, (3) Food/ Water, (4) Energy/ Transportation, and (5) Space Exploration.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Frontier Technology Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by the Early Admissions Deadline , using this link.


Grant: Any recipients of the Frontier Technology Fellowship in a program will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Frontier Technology Fellowship.

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