Apply for a Grant

Apply for one of 50 internship grants to be awarded to undergrads planning an internship at a startup or venture or who want to pursue building their own startup. We’re seeking undergrads connected to AVG core alumni fund schools, as well as offering open grants to undergrads from any college or university in the U.S. or Canada. Awards are $1000 apiece.

The deadline to apply is March 15, 2021

    Please fill out the application for the kind of grant you’re seeking: to supplement an internship at another company or for working at your own startup.


    Information about the Application
    We will ask you to fill out the application for the kind of grant you’re seeking:
    • Support for an internship: $1000
    • Support for your own startup: $1000
    Paperwork takes about 45 minutes. We will ask for basic information about you, your
    resume, plus cover questions below. Note that you can cut and paste answers into the
    application if you prefer.

      Your Own Startup
    1. What is your startup trying to do? What are your goals for this summer? (300-word limit)
    2. Where are you in the launch process? Have you received any backing? (150-word limit)
    3. What experience and knowledge are you looking to gain from your startup? (150-word limit)
    4. What is the greatest challenge you have overcome? (150-word limit)
    5. If you could compare yourself with any animal, which would it be and why? (50-word limit)

      Internship
    1. Name and description of the business. What are your roles and responsibilities? (300-word limit)
    2. Have you already secured this internship? If not, tell us where you are in the process. (150-word limit)
    3. What experience and knowledge are you looking to gain from this internship? (150-word limit)
    4. What is the greatest challenge you have overcome? (150-word limit)
    5. If you could compare yourself with any animal, which would it be and why? (50-word limit)