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Venture for America is a fellowship program for enterprising recent college graduates to launch their careers as entrepreneurs and revitalize American cities. After five weeks of training, VFA Fellows spend two years helping to build a startup in a U.S. city with an emerging startup ecosystem where they learn how to contribute to a high-growth business. In addition, VFA provides the mentorship, network, and resources Fellows need to become entrepreneurs.  

Venture for America's goal is to fuel job growth in cities throughout the U.S. while empowering our best and brightest to create value in their communities. They aim to produce effective and high-character builders who will found and lead quality organizations throughout their careers.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Candidates must have received a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university before the start of the fellowship orientation program. You must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.00 scale at the time of graduation. Venture for America may only accept US citizens, nationals, or legal permanent residents for admission into the program.

Deadline: Three annual deadlines: Early October, Early December and Early February

Academic Level: Graduate;Post-Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development

Field of Study: Business;Public Affairs / Policy;Social Sciences

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: Permanent Resident;US Citizen;US National

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