Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation's network of founders, investors, and scientists.
What is the Fellowship?
The Thiel Fellowship is a two-year, $100,000 grant for young people who want to build new things instead of sit in a classroom.
How does the grant work?
Fellows receive $100,000, spread out over two years. We do not take equity in your company.