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Thiel Fellowship

Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2017
Scholarship Value: $100,000
Number of Scholarships - 30


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.

1) 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.

2) How does the grant work?

Fellows receive $100,000, spread out over two years.

3) How many Fellows do you select?

Between 20 and 30 each year.