MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship

MIT and the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship are pleased to introduce its fellowship program for aspiring entrepreneurs who wish to develop innovative businesses that will promote prosperity in the developing world. The program is open to incoming and current MIT graduate students, across all academic and professional disciplines. The fellowship provides financial assistance, business plan coaching, specialized seminars, and opportunities to engage with some of the world’s leading thinkers and change-agents.

Applications now being accepted for the 2009-2010 MIT Legatum Fellowship Program!

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur who is interested in the role of the private sector in the developing world?  Have an idea for a business that you think can make a difference?

Apply now to become a Legatum Fellow at MIT and turn these ideas into reality.

Legatum Fellowship Program:

The Legatum Center administers a competitive fellowship program for incoming and current MIT graduate students, across all academic disciplines, who demonstrate the potential to create sustainable, for-profit enterprises in low-income countries.  Our Fellows develop innovative businesses that empower ordinary citizens, while promoting prosperity and economic development.  The fellowship provides financial assistance, specialized seminars, business creation coaching, and opportunities to engage with some of the world’s leading thinkers, entrepreneurs, and investors.

DEADLINE:  Applications for the 2009-2010 MIT Legatum Fellowship will be accepted until 5 p.m. US EST on January 31, 2009.

For complete application instructions, and to learn more about the Legatum Fellowship Program, please visit our website at http://legatum.mit.edu/fellowship.

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