The goal of this program is to recruit outstanding full-time MBA students who will start a technology-enabled business while in the MBA program. Through coursework, applied learning experiences, faculty collaboration and mentorship, aspiring student entrepreneurs will develop the skills and the connections to successfully launch their new ventures. Special emphasis will be given to aspiring entrepreneurs with previous start-up experience and who desire to start a technology enabled business while in school. The Entrepreneur Fellow program includes a $10,000 scholarship award for each of the three semesters of the MBA program.
Benefits of being an Entrepreneur Fellow are:
Student requirements for the Entrepreneur Fellow program are:
Compliance with each of these requirements is required for maintenance of the scholarship award.
Deadline: February 1 of any given year
All applications must be submitted electronically to MBAAdvantage@utk.edu. Put “MBA Entrepreneur Fellow” in the subject line, and include the following attachments:
Finalists will be asked to participate in a personal interview. Finalists must be admitted to the MBA program to be considered for this award. Initial selection will be made before or on April 1.
Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation ~ 418 Haslam Business Building
Knoxville, TN ~ 37996-4140 ~ Phone: (865) 974-5126 ~ Email: ACEI@utk.edu
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 | 865-974-1000
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