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The CIE/KLI Summer Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, 2014

Sponsored jointly by the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship and the Kravis Leadership Institute

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION & APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

You are invited to apply for a CIE/KLI sponsored summer stipend as part of the CIE/KLI Summer Entrepreneurship Fellows Program for 2014. A limited number of CMC students will be selected to receive financial support to work on their own entrepreneurial ventures during the summer, while in residence at CMC.

Fellowship amount:  $3,000

Other benefits also include access to mentoring, office space and equipment, conference room, supplies, etc.  Payment will be provided in 2 installments, one at the commencement of Fellowship and the other midway through the Fellowship. * If you are an F-1 student, please contact International Place about eligibility.

General Eligibility/Requirements: 

  • Freshman, sophomore, and juniors are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants are required to be a founder or co-founder of the venture.
  • Accepted students are expected to be in residence at the CIE offices for a minimum of eight (8) weeks and a minimum of 15 hours per week between normal business hours Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Accepted students are expected to start no later than June 1, 2014.
  • A series of two (2) written one page reports will be due during the summer.  These reports will highlight your accomplishments to date.
  • In addition, a presentation and marketing video will be required at the conclusion of the summer fellowship. 
  • If you wish to submit as a team, a separate application is required for each team member.
  • An interview will be scheduled with the applicant to help evaluate the viability of the venture and student commitment.

Application Materials and Selection:

Applicants should submit the attached application and a two-page concept plan that outlines the project and identifies specific goals for the summer.  You may include attachments.

Please submit your CIE-KLI Summer Fellows 2014 application and proposal (include your name on each page of the proposal) to:

530 North Mills (the CIE offices) or via email: cie@cmc.edu. 

Applications are due Friday, March 14th, 2014.

Interviews will be the week of March 31st.  Awards will be announced by Friday, April 4th, 2014.


 

 

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