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Business Accelerator for Collegiate Female Founders and Recent Graduates
The WBENC Collegiate Accelerator, previously the WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, is a premier startup program that fosters growth for the next generation of female founders and women-owned businesses. WBENC is proud to invest in the next generation of Women’s Business Enterprises through the support of WBENC Corporate and Government Members.
Apply now through Monday, May 10, 2021 at 11:59pm PT.
Who Should Apply-
-Applicant must be enrolled at a recognized College or University or a recent graduate within the last 12mo.
-Applicants must be about to participate in program held in EST
-Applicant must be an owner, founder, or controlling shareholder of a company that has been operating for at least 3 months but does not have to be generating revenue.
-Preference will be given to U.S. citizens
-Preference will be given to students studying or with a venture in STEAM (Science, Technology, -Engineering, Arts, and Math)
-Written application, including an essay stating the desire to attend the program and how the program would enable you for future growth and success.
-One-minute video elevator pitch about your venture
-Applicants may be selected for a phone interview.
-Applicants are selected based on their comprehensive application, no one element is weighted more.
-Students will be required to attend the entire program, inability to attend the entire program will result in not being accepted.