Apply to the Future Founders Fellowship program

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Applications are now open for the prestigious Future Founders fellowship program designed to accelerate the nation’s top young entrepreneurs and their businesses.  Apply here by November 28..

While the Fellowship applications will have two rounds to apply, Future Founders anticipates filling the majority of the cohort after the first deadline, so you are encouraged to apply early.

The 2022 Fellowship will begin in February of 2022 and run through November of 2022.

The Fellowship is open to any young entrepreneur ages 18 to 30 who is a founder and equity holder of a company (typically the CEO or C-level position), and who is a decision maker in the startup.  School enrollment is not a factor in Fellowship eligibility. Ideal candidates should be passionate about entrepreneurship and proactively taking steps to grow their businesses.

Key dates to keep in mind:

  • Early Application Deadline: 11:59PM CT, Sunday, November 28
  • Early Application Interviews: Week of December 13
  • Final Application Deadline: 11:59PM CT, Friday, December 31
  • Final Application Interviews: Mid-January

To learn more about who should apply, and to answer any other questions you may have about the program, be sure to read our Fellowship FAQ

Syracuse LaunchPad alum Nick Barba ’20 (Whitman School of Management) is the program manager, startup, for Future Founders. He was previously program management consultant for the Syracuse LaunchPad.