Scholarships

WE WANT TO HELP YOU GO FURTHER, FASTER

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Hey, you with the big idea! We want to help you develop your vision, step into the startup world, and have a life-changing international experience at eLab with scholarships and other special discounts.

You’ll find out about funding fast. Once we begin awarding scholarships for an upcoming program, we’ll notify you within two weeks.

  • FOUNDING FEMALES

    Up to 50% off eLab program fees for motivated young women.

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  • GLOBAL INNOVATORS

    Get 50% off a six-week eLab program to develop your big idea.

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  • COMMUNITY IMPACT

    Get 50% off a six-week eLab program to pay it forward.

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  • 10% OFF FOR ALUMNI

    Returning alumni get a 10% discount.

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  • $700 Early Bird Discount

    Apply by September 30 and save $700 on any eLab program.

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Founding Females

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eLab fosters a culture where women thrive by showcasing successful women entrepreneurs in our curriculum, mentorship, and networking. What’s more, we’re offering scholarships of up to 50% off our Emerging and Advanced eLab programs to qualified female applicants. 

Requirements
After you have submitted your eLab program application, submit a 300 word essay describing:

  • Why you’re interested in eLab and how eLab would help you reach your goals.
  • Your business idea
  • Your background
     

Application deadline: Four months prior to program start

HOW TO APPLY 

Global Innovators

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To help people from all nations contribute to the global community, we encourage business founders with promising scalable global business ideas to join us, with 50% off program fees for six-week eLab programs.

Requirements
After you have submitted your eLab program application, submit a 300 word essay describing:

  • Your business plan
  • How it’s scalable
  • How it will contribute to the global community.
     

Application deadline: Four months prior to program start

HOW TO APPLY 

Community Impact

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We want to support social entrepreneurship, with scholarships up to 50% off program fees. Develop your social entrepreneurship idea into a successful business you can take home.

Requirements
After you have submitted your eLab program application, submit a 300 word essay describing:

  • Your business idea.
  • How nurturing your idea at eLab will ultimately benefit your community.


Application deadline: Four months prior to program start

HOW TO APPLY

 

How to Apply for a Scholarship

APPLY BY SEPTEMBER 1 FOR JANUARY 2019 PROGRAMS
  • 1
    Choose your eLab program.
    Our Emerging, Advanced, and Combo options make it easy to find the perfect fit.
  • 2
    Start your application
    in the CIEE account portal.
    Submit it anytime – the sooner, the better.
  • 3
    Choose your scholarship.
    Then write and submit your 300-word essay.

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