The 2017 Fellowship cohort includes 17 amazing collegiate entrepreneurs from 15 schools in nine states. Read more about the 2017 Fellows here.


The Fellowship is a selective year-long program designed to accelerate the development of the top student entrepreneurs and young entrepreneurial-minded leaders across the United States. Fellows have priority access to all Future Founders Startup services plus benefit from mentoring, entrepreneurship retreats, a peer community, and volunteer opportunities through other Future Founders programs.


Get notified when you can apply for the 2018 Fellowship

Applications for the 2018 cohort of the Future Founders Fellowship will open in the fall of 2017. If you would like to be notified when you can officially apply, submit your information below.



Or, If you know someone who might be a great fit for next year’s Fellowship cohort, you may submit a recommendation.



Why should you apply for the Future Founders Fellowship?

As a Fellow, you’ll be a part of an exclusive community of up-and-coming innovators and change makers representing diverse backgrounds, industries and schools from across the country.

This intensive opportunity will get you priority access to:

  • Events and Resources
  • 1-on-1 support
  • Unparalleled networking connections
  • Mentor Relationships
  • Lifelong relationships with peer entrepreneurs
  • Recognition of being accepted into this exclusive community


Furthermore, you’ll join the ranks of previous cohorts that have accomplished some incredible things. The data below reflects the success of the first two cohorts of the Future Founders Fellowship (as of March 2017).

Read more about the impact created by Future Founders Fellowship alumni.


Tell me more!

The 2018 Fellowship will take place from January – December 2018. Eligible applicants include current college students (both undergraduate and graduate levels) or recent graduates (up to two years after graduation). Applicants should be a founding member who is a decision maker of a startup. Whether you are currently running a business or developing your idea, all startup stages are eligible. We are looking for the best of the best!


Click here to read about the 2015 Fellowship alumni.

Click here to read about the 2016 Fellowship alumni.


Contact Katie@futurefounders.com with any questions.