500 Startups Values Diversity
We will be offering ten 12K scholarships for this program. The scholarships are earmarked for accredited investors who have been traditionally under-represented in the VC industry, especially women and/or ethnic minorities.
We are looking to identify individuals who will use the knowledge learned in the program to build diverse innovation ecosystems in and around their communities.
To qualify, applicants should first fill out the main application form and then submit this additional application using the same email address.
April 25 - First scholarship application deadline
May 1 - First five recipients will be notified
May 9 - Final scholarship application deadline
May 15 - Final five recipients will be notified
About 500 Startups
500 Startups is a seed-stage investment firm dedicated to creating investor and entrepreneur ecosystems in the highest potential geographies around the world. With over 1,600 investments in more than 50 countries, 500 Startups is currently the most active seed investor in Silicon Valley, and the world.
About Stanford Center for Professional Development
The Stanford Center for Professional Development connects professionals worldwide to the research and teaching of Stanford University. SCPD collaborates with Stanford faculty and industry experts to develop and deliver graduate and professional programs online, on campus and at work to meet the lifelong education needs of technical professionals, managers and executives.